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McCaskill warns Dems about 'cheap' rhetoric

Sen. Claire McCaskill has some advice for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the incoming freshman who has rapidly risen from obscurity to one of the most well-known figures in the Democratic Party: Talk is cheap.

Greitens scandal looms large in Missouri's Senate race

On a recent tour of a mid-Missouri manufacturer, state Attorney General Josh Hawley was eager to talk about job creation and vocational training, the themes underpinning his visit. And the Republican Senate candidate was especially keen to discuss Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, whom he hopes to unseat come November.

DNC chair defends lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia, Assange

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez on Sunday defended a new lawsuit alleging a wide-reaching conspiracy by the Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and others to interfere in the 2016 election to the detriment of the Democratic Party.

Missouri US Senate candidate calls feminists 'she devils'

A Republican Senate candidate in Missouri is facing criticism over a statement he wrote that called feminists "she devils" and said he expects his fiancée to have dinner prepared for him every night, but he has now said he didn't believe his statement was demeaning.

Bipartisan bill would permanently ban earmarks

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to permanently eliminate earmarks, a system of spending in Congress that allows funds for a specific purpose to be drawn into a larger federal spending bill.