McCaskill Calls ‘Empty Dress’ Comment A ‘Sexist Smear’ | Talking Points Memo

In an email sent by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Thursday, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) attacked Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for a comment made by National Republican Senatorial Committee communications director Brad Dayspring in which he called McConnell’s challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes an “empty dress.”

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