http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Republicans call on McCaskill to release tax records for airplane http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/republicans-call-mccaskill-release-tax-records-airplane <p>Republicans are attacking Senator Claire McCaskill for failing to own up to her own rhetoric about openness and accountability.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.mogop.org/">state Republican Party</a> is calling on McCaskill to release <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-admits-failure-pay-taxes-personal-plane">tax records associated with a controversial airplane</a> at the center of a tax and accounting scandal.</p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 22:32:46 +0000 Adam Allington 786 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Republicans call on McCaskill to release tax records for airplane McCaskill admits failure to pay taxes on personal plane http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-admits-failure-pay-taxes-personal-plane <p>Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill admitted today that she has failed to pay up approximately $287,000 in back taxes on a personal airplane.</p><p>Problems with McCaskill&#39;s plane surfaced several weeks ago amid reports that her office improperly billed the government for travel to a political event.</p><p>McCaskill took responsibility for that mistake, but she admits that the perception of dodging taxes could hurt her chances for re-election in 2012.</p> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 21:50:53 +0000 Adam Allington 774 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill admits failure to pay taxes on personal plane