For the last four years, Claire has been in Washington taking on the big fights that matter to Missouri -- sometime risking her political neck to do what she thinks is right for Missouri families and taxpayers.
Whether it's fighting to create jobs, taking on powerful defense contractors who were bilking the taxpayers, or fighting bureaucracies that weren't treating our veterans with the honor they deserve. And she has even fought to reform the old-school rules of the Senate that far too often prevent progress on issues important to Missouri families.
Those fights haven't come without a cost. In the process she's ruffled a few feathers. And now her opponents are trying to seize this moment for their political advantage.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Temple: I'll stand by Claire McCaskill
most spirited defense of beleaguered Sen. Claire McCaskill since the private plane crisis first broke was posted on the Huffington Post today by veteran Democratic strategist Roy Temple: