Claire McCaskill

Welcome to Another Golden Era of Liberal Senators
January 08, 2013

The liberal bloc of the Senate today is up there with the early 1960s and mid-'70s.

Not Just “Legitimate Rape”: How Claire McCaskill, Campaign Genius, Won Her Race
November 07, 2012

Don't think Akin handed McCaskill her seat when he said the words "legitimate rape." Making hay out of something so dicey took incredible savvy.

Five Loopy Candidates Who Will Probably Lose
October 23, 2012

Five sexist, homophobic, and otherwise nasty Senate and House candidates who are likely to lose this November.

The Nation’s Most Gentlemanly Tossup Race
October 08, 2012

Control of the Senate may depend upon Tim Kaine and George Allen's contest in Virginia. So why is the race so boring?

Where’s Claire McCaskill?
September 14, 2012

Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comment was a huge gift to his opponent Claire McCaskill. So why is she avoiding the subject?

Meet Jonathan Dine, the Libertarian Who Could Swing the McCaskill-Akin Race
September 10, 2012

Jonathan Dine is a personal trainer / convicted felon who can bench 225 lbs. Oh, and his libertarian Senate campaign could help Todd Akin in Missouri.

McCaskill vs. Akin: The Senate Race That Isn’t
September 07, 2012

Sen. Claire McCaskill is nowhere to be found in Charlotte. Rep. Todd Akin is missing from Missouri. When will these two, you know, compete?

Claire McCaskill Among the People
September 04, 2012

Meet the gun-totin' Democrats of Southern Missouri that Sen. Claire McCaskill must rally to assure her reelection over Todd Akin.

The NRSC Has Pulled All Its Missouri Airtime. Take That, Cynics!
August 29, 2012

The NRSC has given up on the Missouri Senate race. Here's what that says about the outer limits of indecency in 2012.

Meet Rex Elsass, Todd Akin’s Hatchet Man
August 22, 2012

Todd Akin of "legitimate rape" fame is holing up with his political consultant, Rex Elsass -- who is just as charming as you'd expect.