Guest: Claire McCaskill
CLAIRE McCASKILL grew up in rural Missouri, the daughter of a father who gave her permission to be opinionated and bossy. As the first woman elected to the Senate from Missouri and one of only twenty women currently serving in the Senate, McCaskill is just what her father wanted her to be — outspoken, candid, ambitious and savvy. Her rise in the male-dominated world of politics is documented in her new memoir Plenty Ladylike. She joins us in the studio to talk about her life, her career, and her thoughts on Congress, the presidential race and the most important issues of the day.