Black leaders rallied the black vote for Claire McCaskill despite Claire McCaskill being MIA for black people most of her career. She rallied the DOJ to end the investigation into the murder of Mike Brown, recently voted on legislation that will disproportionately harm black home owners, her signature issue veterans is a hot mess and she’s currently flirting with supporting Trump’s Supreme Court nominee because she’s vulnerable and needs rural Trump voters.
Her challenger was black and new to national politics. The US Senate is big shit. Not having the support of black leaders makes it more difficult, but not impossible. To beat a Claire McCaskill type you need massive community support, a strong media and ground game… and most important, some out of the box thinking. You’re not gonna beat Claire at her own game.
Sen. McCaskill wins Missouri Democratic primary
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri has won the Democratic primary in her campaign for a third term. Voters picked McCaskill Tuesday as expected over six other Democratic challengers. Republicans are eyeing the Democratic seat in a state President Donald Trump won by nearly….