Candidate Profile
Claire McCaskill

Democrat , Missouri

Biography

Name
Claire McCaskill
Party
Democrat
Race
U.S. Senator
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Very Liberal

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

National Taxpayers Union, 2016:  F
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2012:  42%
Center for Security Policy, 2015-16:  27%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2017-18:  15%, 18% (cum.)
Club for Growth, 2016:  15%, 17% (cum.)
American Family Association (AFA), 2017-18:  14%
FreedomWorks, 2018:  23%, 14% (cum.)
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2017:  4%, 11% (cum.)
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2017-18:  11%
Heritage Action, 2017-18:  15%, 10% (cum.)
Conservative Review (CR), 2018:  8% (cum.)
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  8%
Christian Coalition of America (CCA), 2014:  0%
FRC Action, 2017:  0%
National Right to Life, 2017-19:  0%

15%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2017:  100%
Planned Parenthood, 2017:  100%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  95%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2015:  63%, 94% (cum.)
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2017:  100%, 90% (cum.)
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2016:  85%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2017:  79%, 74% (cum.)
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2018:  67%

88%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Liberals

5
Emily's List, End Citizens United, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers LOCAL 124 PAC, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Missouri

Selected Contributions

Conservative

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
National Federation of Independent Business

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
30
ActBlue, Amy Klobuchar, Bill Nelson, Congressional Black Caucus, Council for a Livable World, Debbie Stabenow and 24 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
184
A New Direction PAC, ActBlue, Airline Pilots Association, Amalgamated Transit Union, Amber Mostyn, America Works PAC and 178 more

Summary

99%

LIBERAL

1%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Disagree: Voted "Nay" on H.R. 36, a bill to protect pain-capable unborn children.  Source

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

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Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

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Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Disagree: Her quote, "...government should not limit marrying who you love..."  Source

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.

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It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

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Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

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More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

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Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Voted "Nay" on S J Res 26 - A Joint Resolution Relating to the Disapproval of the President's Exercise of Authority to Suspend the Debt Limit; Voted "Nay" on H.R.1 Tax Cuts Jobs Act.  Source  Source

Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

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Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Disagree: Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, voted no on confirmation of Brownback. “I just think that it’s really important if you’re going to be the ambassador trying to promote tolerance that you show that kind of attitude,” McCaskill said. “And his difficulty with the question about using religion as an excuse to persecute or prosecute people who are gay, that was a disqualifier.”  Source

The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

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Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Vote "Nay" on S. 1881, a bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America  Source

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

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Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

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People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

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iVoterGuide Note:  Agree: McCaskill backs Obama’s transgender bathroom policy.  Source

I support sanctuary cities.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Agree: Voted "Nay" Cloture vote on S. 3100 (114th) Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act  Source

It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.

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I support the death penalty.

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Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

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The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.

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The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Somewhat Agree: Voted "Yea" On Passage of the National Defense Bill (H.R. 2810 As Amended ) Vote Number: 199 September 18, 2017; However also voted "Yea" for the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell"  Source  Source

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

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What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

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Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

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Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

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How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

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iVoterGuide Note:  Voted "Nay" on amendment relating to American Health Care Act of 2017. (Repeal of Obamacare.)  Source

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

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What changes should be made to the tax code?

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iVoterGuide Note:  Voted Nay on H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act  Source

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

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How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

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What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

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E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:

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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

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Details

Project Veritas Action video showing how Planned Parenthood indirectly supports McCaskill at https://youtu.be/QuFCpIjasC0.
McCaskill helped to kill pro-life legislation by voting against a motion to close debate and proceed to a vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, S.2311 (cloture motion failed on Roll Call Vote No. 25 Leg.) Congressional Record, Vol. 164, No. 19, January 29, 2018, page S545.

 

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