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Lawmaker Who Wants Morning After Pill Restricted Blames Raped Pregnant Women For Not Taking It

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Add another male lawmaker to the list of those who've made an eyebrow-raising rape comment. Missouri state Sen. David Sater (R) is sponsoring Senat...

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...

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...

Sarah Bufkin

'Legitimate Rape' Rep. Todd Akin Endorsed By Business Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

The right-leaning National Federation of Independent Business endorsed Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) Monday in his Senate race against incumbent Sen. Claire ...

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 Blasts 'Terrorist' Abortion Providers For Giving Abortions To Women Who Aren't Pregnant

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin sparked national outrage in August when he justified his opposition to abortion by claiming that victims of "legit...

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...

Dave Jamieson

Chris Christie: Todd Akin Doesn’t Deserve GOP Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Sunday that Republicans should not support Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) in his bid for a Senate seat a...

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

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.

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...

More Conservatives Throw Support Behind Akin

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) won two more socially conservative backers for his senatorial bid on Wednesday when former presidential candidate Rick Santorum...

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

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...

Akin Rebuilding After Rape Remark

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Written off by many in his own party a mere month ago, Republican Rep. Todd Akin has been slowly rebuilding his Senate cam...

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...

Todd Akin: Obama Is 'Apologizing Because He Didn't Like America'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, responded to the protests in the Middle East on Wednesday, saying he believed ...

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...

Todd Akin Lashes Out At RNC Chairman

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) is not taking criticism from his party lying down. The embattled Republican Senate candidate from Missouri, who has been al...

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...

Extreme Controversy Ignites GOP-Tea Party War

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

* Conservatives see Akin as one of their own * Fundraising drive focuses on "party bosses" * Akin says he'll stay in rac...

Capitol Police Investigating Threat Against Todd Akin

AP | Posted 10.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Capitol Police said Thursday that officers are investigating a reported threat against Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri congressman who...