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REPORT: Rep. Todd Akin Advisers Make Preparations For Withdrawal Tomorrow

Talking Points Memo:  “Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin’s advisers are making preparations to withdraw from the race Tuesday, GOP operative Richard Grenell and RedState.com editor Erick Erickson report. Grenell cited “GOP sources” in his tweet announcing the withdrawal, which has yet to be confirmed by Akin. Akin has been under fire since saying […]

by Janet Shan· · Paul Ryan, Politics, Women's Rights
Rep. Todd Akin’s ‘Legitimate Rape’ Comment Could Swing MO Senate Race in Claire McCaskill’s Favor

Rep. Todd Akin’s ‘Legitimate Rape’ Comment Could Swing MO Senate Race in Claire McCaskill’s Favor

Nate Silver believes Rep. Todd Akin’s recent comments about “legitimate rape doesn’t lead to pregnancy” could swing the Missouri Senate race in his opponent’ Sen. Claire McCaskill’s favor: In my review of Senate races last week, I classified Representative Todd Akin of Missouri, who won the Republican primary earlier this month, […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections, Politics, Women's Rights
MO Republican Senate Nominee Todd Akin: Victims Of ‘Legitimate Rape’ Don’t Get Pregnant

MO Republican Senate Nominee Todd Akin: Victims Of ‘Legitimate Rape’ Don’t Get Pregnant

Further proof of the dumbing-down of American, Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO), who is also the state’s Republican senatorial nominee, shared some interesting information for women everywhere: “First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare,” Akin told KTVI-TV in an interview posted Sunday. “If it’s a legitimate […]

by Janet Shan· · Politics, Women's Rights