Betty Anne McCaskill, Claire McCaskil’s Mother Dies Via a statement Claire McCaskill has announced the passing of her mother Betty Anne Ward McCaskill who was 84 years of age. Betty Anne Ward McCaskill was a pioneer in the Democratic party who inspired and helped her daughter run for office. Mrs McCaskill ... 10/30/2012 - 10:48 am | View Link
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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McCaskill passes on run for governor | TheHill Centrist Missouri Democrat says she can have biggest impact by remaining in the Senate. 02/27/2015 - 7:53 pm | View Website
Senate Democrats add Mark Warner to leadership team | TheHill Warner said he'll use his new seat at the leadership table to broker bipartisan compromises. 02/27/2015 - 5:52 pm | View Website
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 ... 02/27/2015 - 8:55 am | View Website
(RNS) The notion of America as a mostly white, mostly Christian country is rapidly becoming a fact for the history books.
“The U. S. religious landscape is undergoing a dramatic transformation that is fundamentally reshaping American politics and culture,” said Dan Cox, research director for Public Religion Research Institute.
Last week, PRRI released the American Values Atlas, an interactive online tool that compiles data about Americans’ opinions, identities, and values.
This story was reported and written with Sasha Chavkin and Mike Hudson from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
The World Bank, created to fight poverty, has admitted that it’s failed to follow its own rules for protecting the poor people swept aside by dams, roads and other big projects it bankrolls.
By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, March 5 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's official Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, announced on Thursday the death of its top military commander, who insurgent sources said fell victim to a blast targeting a high-level militant meeting. General Military Commander Abu Humam al-Shami, a veteran of Islamist militant fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, was the senior-most member of the group to die in the Syria war, an insurgent source said.
Indiana moved closer Thursday to banning a key exfoliant in cosmetic products, a crusade gaining traction nationwide to protect water resources from plastic pollution. Tiny bits of plastic known as microbeads are typically found in facial and more »