Claire McCaskill: Charlotte chatter is ‘stupid’ Sen. Claire McCaskill said it’s “stupid” to make “a big deal” about her and other Democrats skipping the party’s national convention this summer. “I’ve never gone when I’ve had a contested race,” the Missouri senator said Wednesday on ... 06/27/2012 - 2:36 am | View Link
Claire McCaskill Skips Charlie Pierce puts it best (as always): Is there a Democratic incumbent outside of the state of West Virginia less worth re-electing than Claire McCaskill in Missouri? That it remains vitally important that she be re-elected makes me want to remove my ... 06/26/2012 - 10:52 am | View Link
Stealing Time: Black Monday, McCaskill to DNC?, Rs for Moore, NKOTB Feels like a hangover this morning after a grim day across Grand and further down Main Street yesterday. Lots of chatter about the ax falling around town. And it sounds like Kelly Urich is out at Mix 93.3. Who will Hearne Christopher quote now? Oh ... 11/10/2008 - 10:30 pm | View Link
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Chuck Schumer Charles Ellis "Chuck" Schumer (born November 23, 1950) is the senior United States Senator from New York and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected in 1998 ... 10/18/2014 - 8:52 pm | View Website
A North Carolina police department has been secretly gathering data from cellphones and other mobile devices with military-grade surveillance equipment. But the surveillance systems, which are supposed to be used to locate criminal suspects, are also tracking everyone else. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department, which serves nearly a million North Carolina residents, has been using portable surveillance systems that masquerade as a cell phone tower and picks up nearby wireless data on phones, laptops and other devices, The Charlotte Observer reported.
Worried about the political fallout from the Ebola outbreak, vulnerable Senate Democrats are declaring their support for a U. S. travel ban from the afflicted countries in west Africa. In multiple cases, the Democrats are shifting off their earlier positions on the question, despite arguments from senior U. S. medical officials and the White House that stiff restrictions would only make it harder to prevent an infected person from entering the country.