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Stories with person: Claire McCaskill
  • 2016 campaign checklist: Hillary Clinton 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:38 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A look at Hillary Rodham Clinton's preparations for a potential 2016 presidential campaign:

  • 11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:37 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.

  • Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 5:21 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than a decade - and perhaps for covering them up.

  • Senator seeks funds to fight campus sex assaults 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 8:35 am
  • ALBANY, New York - New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is among 10 senators seeking new federal funding to battle campus sexual assaults.

  • Lawmakers accuse GM of possible criminal cover-up 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 3:20 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Lawmakers on Capitol Hill accused General Motors of a potentially criminal cover-up of its defective ignition switches and fumed at the lack of answers from its new CEO during a second day of hearings Wednesday into why GM waited a decade to recall cars with the deadly flaw.

  • Hagel acts to improve POW-MIA accounting effort 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 5:14 pm
  • WASHINGTON - In a bid to improve the government's accounting for missing U.S. war dead, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday he is establishing a new Pentagon agency with more focused authority and innovative approaches.