Claire McCaskill to skip Democratic National Convention

Sen. Claire McCaskill, vulnerable in her reelection bid, reportedly joined a growing faction of Democrats begging off this summer's Democratic National Convention. The Missouri senator made the decision Tuesday to skip the national convention, which takes place Sept. 3-6, Pema Levy first reported for Talking Points Memo. The convention is where President Barack Obama will formally receive his party's nomination. "In years when Claire is on the ballot, she has historically...Full Story
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