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Todd Akin Rape Abortion

Laura Bassett

Claire McCaskill On Todd Akin's Rape Comment: 'It's What He Believes That's The Problem'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

As Senate candidate Todd Akin (R-Mo.) tried to downplay his comments about "legitimate rape" in a debate with Claire McCaskill on Friday, the incumben...

Todd Akin Refuses To Drop Out Of Senate Race

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rep. Todd Akin defied the nation's top Republicans Tuesday and forged ahead with his besieged Senate bid, declaring the pa...

Laura Bassett

Todd Akin's Abortion Position Reflects GOP Platform

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Lost in the national outrage and politics following an inflammatory statement made Sunday by GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin in Missouri is the reality...

Christie Launches 'Reprehensible' Criticism At GOP Rep's Jaw-Dropping Remarks

Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Monday called Rep. Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) suggestion that victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant "reprehe...

'Legitimate Rape' Comment Sparks Strong Reaction

Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) suggestion that victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant sparked strong political reaction on both sides of the aisle...