Veterans

Republican Congressmen Launch War Veterans Fund PAC

Republican Reps. helped launch the War Veterans Fund PAC on Wednesday, part of a push to elect more veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2020. Speaking at the Republican National Convention headquarters, Dan Crenshaw (Texas), Mike Gallagher (Wis.), and Michael Waltz (Fla.) urged Republicans veterans wishing to continue their service to consider a run for Congress.

McCaskill Missed Nearly Half of All Armed Services Hearings

Largest absences occurred while running for re-election in 2012

Democratic senator Claire McCaskill, who is engaged in a fierce re-election battle in her home state of Missouri, is touting herself as a champion of men and women in uniform, despite her congressional record.