Wednesday, her campaign launched "Veterans for Claire," a web initiative that the campaign hopes will be a key channel for organizing and mobilizing veterans in support of McCaskill.
It features a video of McCaskill's
mother, Betty Anne, discussing the
To help organize support, McCaskill
enlisted Jack Hembree, a retired Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army, to lead the
effort. Hembree, a
Earlier in the year, the Democratic veterans's group Vote Vets launched a $200,000 ad campaign in favor of McCaskill.