Akin's Wife Likens GOP Pressure To Leave Race To Revolutionary War-Era RapeFollowing comments about the scientific possibility of impregnating a woman during what he called "legitimate rape," and the international backlash that followed, Rep. Todd Akin was asked by many fellow members of the GOP to drop out of the Senate race. Akin's wife, Lulli, likened the pressure from fellow Republicans to "forcible assault."

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