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Todd Akin: 'Of Course' I Regret 'Legitimate Rape' Comments

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Nearly six months removed from a failed U.S. Senate run, former Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) is expressing remorse for his controversial "legitimate rape" c...

Todd Akin Will Do WHAT Next?

Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) may be out of work once the new congressional term begins in January, but the failed Senate candidate may soon find himself in ...

Republicans Take Steps To Prevent Another Todd Akin

Politico | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

Read their lips: no more Todd Akins. In the wake of the GOP’s Election Day beatdown, influential Republican senators say enough’s enough: Party...

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...

Akin Backers Attack Claire McCaskill With 'Legitimate' Phrase

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

One of the few outside groups still spending money on Rep. Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) Senate campaign may be doing more harm than good with its latest effort...

LISTEN: Todd Akin Compares Claire McCaskill To A Dog

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

With a little more than two weeks until Election Day, GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin's Saturday fundraiser was highlighted by a questionable analogy. ...

Akin, McCaskill Face Off In Debate

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

CLAYTON, Mo. — Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill cast herself as a moderate willing to work with Republicans while GOP challenger Todd Akin repea...

Rand Paul Helping Out Controversial GOP Candidate

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill donned a waitressing apron and dished out hamburgers and pizza Tuesday to illustrate her support ...

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...

Amanda Terkel

Todd Akin Opposed To Minimum Wage, Equal Pay Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) isn't philosophically opposed to businesses paying men and women the same wages -- he just doesn't want the government to make ...

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...

Sam Stein

McCaskill Warns National Republicans Not To Push Akin Off The Ticket

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) warned top Republican officials on Monday that any efforts to push Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) out of the Senat...

Vulnerable Dem Casts GOP Rival As 'Out Of Touch' Extremist

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's U.S. Senate race is shaping up as one of stark contrasts – and a dream matchup for both Democratic Sen. Claire Mc...

Akin Wins GOP Senate Showdown

AP | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Congressman Todd Akin has won a hard-fought Republican primary for the right to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCa...