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Sen. Claire McCaskill On The Government Shutdown

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Senator Claire McCaskill, D-MO, speaks to gasoline prices outside a K.C. Shell station.

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has spoken out against Sen. Ted Cruz's filibuster opposing a healthcare reform bill. 

On Wednesday's Up to Date, McCaskill joins Steve Kraske to talk about Sen. Cruz's filibuster, the latest developments on the government shutdown and its effects on Missouri voters. 


  • Claire McCaskill is the junior U.S. Senator from Missouri. She is a senior member of the Armed Services Committee and chairs the Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection. 


Up To Date Claire McCaskill
When I host Up To Date each morning at 9 a.m., my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. My email is steve@kcur.org.