McCaskill Greets Friendly Crowds At Town Halls, Takes Shot At Bashful Republican Colleagues
McCaskill greets friendly crowds at town halls, takes shot at bashful Republican colleagues
FULTON, MO. • Congressional Republicans have taken so much heat at town halls this year that they’ve started avoiding them, but Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., had a different experience at a meeting here Wednesday.
When McCaskill asked a crowd of about 300 people in the Callaway Senior Center who among them would never vote for her, only one hand went up. Her comments and responses to constituents’ questions were often halted by applause.
It was a far cry from the questions Republicans in other states have faced over the Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act or perceived collusion with …