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Todd Akin Isn't Running For Senate After All

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

Despite comments made last week, former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) has announced he will not seek to unseat Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) in a 2016 primary. A...

Amanda Terkel

Todd Akin Arrested At Least Eight Times At Abortion Clinic Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) was arrested on four more occasions in the 1980s for trespassing at medical clinics tha...

'This Thing Has Been A Bucking Bronco Ride'

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

By DAVID A. LIEB, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Since first uttering the regrettable comments about "legitimate rape," Missouri Repu...

Amanda Terkel

Todd Akin: 'Liberalism And Socialism' Are America's Greatest Threats

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

According to Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), the greatest danger facing America isn't terrorism, global warming or economic collapse. It's "liberalism." D...

McCaskill's Husband Accused Of Conflict Of Interest

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Businesses affiliated with the husband of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill have received almost $40 million in federal subsi...

Akin Announces Big Milestone

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Todd Akin, the Republican candidate in Missouri's closely watched U.S. Senate rac...

Claire McCaskill Posts Big Number After Todd Akin's Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill posted a massive fundraising haul of $5.8 million for the third quarter of the year, further evidence of the political ...

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...

Laura Bassett

Todd Akin Compared To Cult Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

Referring to the Republican Party's attempts to "smoke" Senate candidate Todd Akin (R-Mo.) out of the race following his "legitimate rape" remarks, Re...

Rep. Todd Akin Has Apologized? For Getting Caught Saying What He Believes?

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Greta Van Susteren

Congressman Akin should skip the apologizing and instead have a frank talk with the voters in Missouri to explain exactly what he thought, exactly what he thinks now, and exactly how he arrived at his current thoughts about rape.

GOPer Flips On Akin Bid

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two of Mitt Romney's senior advisers say they are backing Todd Akin, the Missouri Republican Senate candidate they once sh...

Akin Gets Boost

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A conservative fundraising group endorsed embattled Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin and pledged Thursday to direct $290,000...

Laura Bassett

Akin Staying In The Race: 'The Decision Was Made By The Voters'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Tuesday was the deadline for Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) to pull out of the Missouri Senate race, but the embattled candidate announced in a press conferen...

Todd Akin May Get Financial Help In Missouri Senate Race From Sen. Jim DeMint

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) will consider throwing his political and financial support behind Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), if the controversial Senate hopeful...

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...

Rove Suggests Akin Will Suffer Epic Defeat

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove spoke out on the Senate candidacy of Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) on Monday, predicting that his decision to stay in the race despi...

McCaskill Sounds Off On Akin

AP | JIM SALTER and HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Rep. Todd Akin's staunchest defender may turn out to be his chief political rival. As the nation's top Republicans urged Akin this week t...

Akin Reports Big Cash Haul In Wake Of Rape Remarks

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Abandoned by deep-pocketed national groups, Missouri Rep. Todd Akin is passing a collection plate among his remaining supp...

Ryan: No More Plans To Push Out Akin

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Republican vice presidential contender Paul Ryan acknowledges he urged Missouri Congressman Todd Akin to abandon his Senate bid ...

Akin Won't Budge

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rep. Todd Akin defied the nation's top Republicans and refused to abandon a Senate bid that has been hobbled by fallout ov...

Scott Walker Opposes 'Outrageous' Republican

Mount Pleasant Patch | Heather Asiyanbi | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday that Republican Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin should drop out of the race after Akin made controversial comments ...

Mark Blumenthal

Can Akin Hold His Grassroots Base?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Washington, the Republican establishment is sending Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) a unmistakable message: He needs to exit the Senate race a...

Split Decision On Akin

Cleve Coeur Patch | Gregg Palermo | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

U.S. Representative Todd Akin continued making the rounds on Conservative talk radio outlets Monday in an attempt to apologize for controversial remar...

Laura Bassett

Todd Akin Apologizes For 'Legitimate Rape' Remark

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) told Mike Huckabee on Monday that he has no plans to drop out of the Missouri Senate race, despite a firestorm of criticism fro...

GOP Senate Candidate Says He's Unclear If Mitt Romney Is Conservative

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Republican Rep. Todd Akin, running for U.S. Senate from Missouri, said he's not very clear about whether GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is a c...