McCaskill tells her kids: Don’t txt me 4 $$$

When it comes to her cash, Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillOvernight Tech: Obama heads back to Silicon Valley | FCC meeting preview | Yahoo bans terror content | Zuckerberg on sit-in live streams Senator shares frustrating call with cable company Hate TV customer service? So does your senator MORE is old-school. The Missouri Democrat advised her kids of some new guidelines when requesting dough: “I had to impose a new rule: You cannot get money by text message.”

McCaskill handed down her public no-dollars-over-the-phone proclamation while gushing about the importance of written letters at a Senate Homeland Security meeting on the U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday.

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The mom of three kids and stepmother of four further explained the need for laying down the law, saying, “I mean, they didn’t even — they weren’t having — we weren’t having conversations. I was getting like this gibberish spelling, need money T number 2DAY. You know, it’s ridiculous.”