Senator Used To 'Avoid Elevators' As Congressional Intern For Fear Of Sexual Harassment

“Elevators were when you were captured,” Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said.

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said on Tuesday that as an intern for Congress she used to avoid elevators for fear of sexual harassment.“When I was an intern I learned to avoid elevators, because elevators were when you were captured,” McCaskill told NBC News in a video interview. “After one unfortunate incident in the elevator, I began taking the stairs everywhere I went in the state Capitol when I was there as a college student.”McCaskill told reporters Tuesday that she had been sexually har...