Ex-Sen. McCaskill joins NBC, MSNBC

Ex-Sen. McCaskill joins NBC, MSNBC
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Former Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillTrump nominees meet fiercest opposition from Warren, Sanders, Gillibrand Feds allow campaigns to accept discounted cybersecurity services GOP frets over nightmare scenario for Senate primaries MORE (D-Mo.) has joined NBC News and MSNBC as a political analyst, per an announcement on "Morning Joe" Tuesday morning.

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“I’m looking forward to bringing my experience from the Senate, hard fought campaigns, and Midwest common sense to the coverage of breaking political events. And, as always, I won’t hold back,” McCaskill said in a statement.

The former two-term senator also tweeted out a photo early Tuesday morning of her arriving at Manhattan's Rockefeller Center for her first day of work.

 

In her new role, McCaskill will provide political analysis on NBC and MSNBC. She'll also take part in MSNBC's coverage of President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo changes staff for Russia meeting after concerns raised about top negotiator's ties: report House unravels with rise of 'Les Enfants Terrible' Ben Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist MORE's State of the Union address on Jan. 29 in the House chamber.

McCaskill lost her Senate seat to Republican challenger Josh HawleyJoshua (Josh) David HawleyHillicon Valley: Senators unload on Facebook cryptocurrency plan | Trump vows to 'take a look' at Google's ties to China | Google denies working with China's military | Tech execs on defensive at antitrust hearing | Bill would bar business with Huawei Google official denies allegations of ties to China Senators press FTC over 'woefully inadequate' Facebook settlement MORE, a former state attorney general, by about 6 points.