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Stories with person: Claire McCaskill
  • Senators: Safety agency must shape up to get more funding story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 3:58 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senators threatened Tuesday to withhold additional funding from the nation's top auto safety agency until it improves its ability to spot defective parts like Takata Corp.'s exploding air bags.

  • Senators express frustration with Takata, regulators 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 11:14 am

    WASHINGTON - Senators expressed anger and exasperation Tuesday with both air bag maker Takata Corp. and federal auto safety regulators over a problem with defective air bag inflators that has escalated into the largest auto-safety recall in U.S. history.

  • Ayotte backs bill to eliminate information services agency 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 4:34 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte is joining with three fellow Republicans to introduce legislation to eliminate what they view as an outdated and duplicative government agency.

  • Senator probes retailers on dubious 'brain' supplements story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 4:03 pm

    WASHINGTON - A high-ranking Senate Democrat is probing retailers and online companies about sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems.