Claire McCaskill

Claire McCaskill Defends Her Controversial Stance on Military Sexual Assault
March 06, 2014

Senator Claire McCaskill on the gender politics of squaring off against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, her days as a sex crimes prosecutor, and why she believes her bill will work.

Why Do Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Support Kirsten Gillibrand’s Sexual Assault Bill?
The four most-plausible theories
February 11, 2014

Right-leaning mavericks Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have been among the Kirsten Gillibrand's most outspoken allies. What gives?

The Most Glaring Omission in Obama's State of the Union Address
January 28, 2014

In a State of the Union address with a few glaring omissions, perhaps the most surprising was President Barack Obama’s failure to devote even an aside to the issue of sexual assault in the military.

Women Politicians Deserve More Power to Craft Military Policy
Tuesday's sexual assault hearing is proof that male veterans shouldn't have a monopoly on such matters
June 04, 2013

Tuesday's sexual assault hearing is proof that male veterans shouldn't have a monopoly on such matters.

Apple's Tax Hypocrisy
Tech says there's a shortage in homegrown talent—but tax avoidance only makes it worse
May 23, 2013

Tech says there's a shortage in homegrown talent—but the sort of tax avoidance practiced by Apple only makes it worse.

Junior Goes to Washington
On gay marriage, political kids are calling the shots
March 26, 2013

On gay marriage, political kids are calling the shots.

Karl Rove's Latest Project Won't Solve the GOP's Problem
February 11, 2013

The Conservative Victory Project could backfire on the Republican Party.