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Claire McCaskill
Claire McCaskill, Official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg
United States Senator
from Missouri
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2019
Preceded by Jim Talent
Succeeded by Josh Hawley
34th State Auditor of Missouri
In office
1999–2007
Governor Mel Carnahan (1999–2000)
Roger B. Wilson (2000–2001)
Bob Holden (2001–2005)
Matt Blunt (2005–2007)
Preceded by Margaret B. Kelly
Succeeded by Susan Montee
Member of the
Missouri House of Representatives
In office
1983–1989
Personal details
Born
Claire Conner

July 24, 1953 (1953-07-24) (age 68)
Rolla, Missouri
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) David Exposito (div.)
Joseph Shepard
Children Austin
Maddie
Lily
Residence Kansas City, Missouri (1978–2002)
St. Louis, Missouri (2002–present)
Alma mater University of Missouri
(B.A., J.D.)

Georgetown University
Profession Attorney

Claire Conner McCaskill (born July 24, 1953) is an American politician. She was the United States Senator from Missouri from 2007 to 2019. She is a member of the U.S. Democratic Party. She was the first female elected to the Senate of United States in her own right. Before being elected to United States Senate McCaskill was the Missouri State Auditor from 1999 to 2007. She is a native of Rolla and a graduate of the University of Missouri.

McCaskill lost to Josh Hawley by nearly 9% in her re-election bid in 2018.

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