Claire McCaskill

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U.S. Senate (Missouri Jr)


Family: Husband: Joseph Shepard; 3 Children: Austin, Maddie, Lily; 4 Stepchildren: Benjamin, Carl, Marilyn, Michael

Born: 07/24/1953 Rolla, MO

Home: Jefferson City, Missouri

Religion: Catholic

Education: JD, University of Missouri Law School, 1978 BS, Political Science, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1975

Profession: Jackson County Prosecutor, 1992-1998 Assistant Prosecutor, Jackson County Prosecutor?s Office Clerk, Missouri Court of Appeals, Kansas City

Political: Senator, United States Senate, 2006-present Candidate, Governor of Missouri, 2004 Representative, Missouri State House of Representatives, 1982-1988 Auditor, State of Missouri

Congressional Membership: Member, White House Commission for Drug Free Communities

Organization Membership: President, Missouri?s Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Founding Member/Chair, National Association of Drug Court Professionals Vice-President, National District Attorney?s Association Member, Saint Gerard Majella Catholic Church of Saint Louis Member, Saint Joseph Catholic Church of Jefferson City


Armed Services

Commerce, Science and Transportation

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

Special Committee on Aging

Subcommittee on Airland

Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet

Subcommittee on Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion

Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Automotive Safety

Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance

Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight

Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery

Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security

Subcommittee on Interstate Commerce, Trade, and Tourism

Subcommittee on Personnel

Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support

Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Innovation