McCaskill Makes Transition From Senate To TV

Clearly, former U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s political instincts haven’t dulled since her defeat in 2018. That’s also apparent on the air, where she has emerged as a colorful and blunt NBC News analyst through President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and the presidential primaries.

McCaskill Raises Sinclair-Tribune Concerns

Sen. Claire McCaskill has written FCC Chairman Ajit Pai voicing concerns about the “negative impact” on the St. Louis media market from the proposed merger of Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media. “If the Sinclair-Tribune transaction is approved as proposed it would leave three stations in the hands of one company, including two of the top four stations in the market,” she wrote.