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|United States Senator
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Jim Talent|
|Succeeded by||Josh Hawley|
|34th State Auditor of Missouri|
|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
July 24, 1953
|Spouse(s)||David Exposito (div.)
|Residence||Kansas City, Missouri (1978–2002)
St. Louis, Missouri (2002–present)
|Alma mater||University of Missouri
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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