Claire McCaskill briefed Eric Holder on Ferguson from a tire store

August 14

Unlike many of her fellow Missouri politicians -- Jay Nixon, we are looking at you -- Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill was tweeting about the situation in Ferguson on Wednesday night and on the scene by Thursday morning. She was caught briefing Attorney General Eric Holder via phone while stopped at a tire store. This photo was snapped -- and tweeted -- by Tod Martin, McCaskill's state director.

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