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Missouri Senate 2012

Gingrich Goes All In For Todd Akin

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. — Shunned by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin turned Tuesday to former preside...

Todd Akin's Militia Ties Exposed

Salon | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

On May 9, 1987, police arrested 30 anti-abortion protesters for blocking the front door of an abortion clinic in St. Louis, Missouri. Among those arre...

Akin Adviser Doubles Down On Dog-Related McCaskill Attack

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Apparently undeterred by controversy over Missouri GOP congressman and Senate hopeful Todd Akin's decision to compare his opponent to a dog, an advise...

Group Finds New Way To Remind Of 'Legitimate Rape'

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A pro-Democratic group is mailing talking brochures to Missouri homes with an audio clip of Republican Senate candidate Todd Ak...

Akin Skewers McCaskill As 'Corrupt Claire'

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Republican Senate challenger Todd Akin launched a TV ad Thursday claiming the family of Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCas...

Todd Akin Launches New Attack On McCaskill

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Republican challenger Todd Akin went on the offensive against Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri's Senate race on Monday, c...

Akin: My Campaign Is Going 'Incredibly Well'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) is continuing to display an Alfred E. Neuman-esque lack of concern about his political future, telling reporters on Monday that...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Groups Still Hoping Todd Akin Will Drop Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In order to get Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) out of the U.S. Senate race, Republicans pulled all the stops they could think of. Top party offi...

Jason Linkins

Only Those Who Guard the Mystery Of Mitt's Tax Returns Shall Be Unhappy: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Aug. 10

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

For as long as anyone can remember, mankind has yearned to see 10 consecutive years of Mitt Romney's tax returns. And for nearly as long, Romney a...

Missouri GOP Candidates Battle Over Farm Animal Ad

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

A pair of Missouri Republican Senate candidates are in something of a barnyard fight over an ad that accuses one of them of donating to a farm animal ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Run Against Millionaires In Red States

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds and even thousands of miles from Wall Street, Democratic candidates in a string of red states have embraced the Occupy message ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate 'Not Sure' What The Violence Against Women Act Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The "war on women" is making its way into the Missouri U.S. Senate race, where GOP candidate Sarah Steelman was dinged by Missouri Democ...

Democratic Senator Fights Back After Attacks In Key Race

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is on the defensive after being hit by an onslaught of negative ads from conservative groups and her Republica...