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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...

Laura Bassett

Claire McCaskill Penning Tell-All Book On Todd Akin Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Having won one of the most talked-about Senate races in the country, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said on Wednesday that she is writing a tell-all bo...

Todd Akin Faces Uphill Battle

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

More than a month after failing to secure a seat in the U.S. Senate, Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) is still plagued by lingering bills. The Hill reports t...

WATCH: Todd Akin Ad Slams Claire McCaskill's 'Arrogance'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

With less than two weeks left in his rocky Missouri Senate campaign ride, Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) has released a new attack ad targeting Sen. Claire Mc...

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 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 ...

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...

Michael McAuliff

Why Todd Akin May Still Win, Even After 'Legitimate Rape' Fuss

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For all the furor over Republican Rep. Todd Akin's assertions about "legitimate rape" and his subsequent denunciation by many Republican...

Laura Bassett

Akin: McCaskill Was More 'Ladylike' In 2006

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin (Mo.) told reporters on Thursday that his opponent, Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill, was much more "ladyli...

Michael McAuliff

Todd Akin Stays, Dems Release Trove Of Akin 'Crazy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats greeted Tuesday's announcement that controversial Republican Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin is refusing to bow out of the Mis...

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...

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...

Republicans's Rape Comments Stir Outcry

The Associated Press | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, a conservative Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, sparked a furor and earned a rebuke from Mitt Ro...