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Todd Akin Senate: Missouri Republicans Split Over Whether Candidate Should Step Down

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U.S. Representative Todd Akin continued making the rounds on Conservative talk radio outlets Monday in an attempt to apologize for controversial remarks made about abortion, "legitimate rape", and pregnancy made in a FOX2/KTVI-TV interview Sunday. But influential Republicans are unconvinved he should stay in the race: That's the main finding of this week's Red Arch survey.

In an unscientific Patch poll of 32 Republican Party influencers taken since late Sunday night, 47% percent said the Wildwood Republican should drop out of the race, while 40.5% said he should stay. Four respondents, or 12.5% said they had no opinion.

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