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Claire McCaskill
United States Senator
from Missouri
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Serving with Roy Blunt
Preceded by Jim Talent
34th State Auditor of Missouri
In office
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
Personal details
Born Claire Conner
July 24, 1953 (1953-07-24) (age 65)
Rolla, Missouri
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) David Exposito (div.)
Joseph Shepard
Children Austin
Residence Kansas City, Missouri (1978–2002)
St. Louis, Missouri (2002–present)
Alma mater University of Missouri
(B.A., J.D.)

Georgetown University
Profession Attorney
Religion Roman Catholic (converted)

Claire Conner McCaskill (born July 24, 1953) is a senior United States Senator from Missouri and 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.

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