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Todd Akin

Mitt Romney (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour Continues

Romney might say he won’t restrict a woman’s right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I’m with you, but I’m running for president for Pete’s sake.

10/10/2012

Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin.  (Getty Images)

Akin Challenges McCaskill’s Votes on Federal Housing Bills

Calls it a ‘breach of trust’ of the taxpayer. McCaskill says its an unfair political attack.

10/09/2012

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill  (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Firms Tied to McCaskill’s Spouse Received $40M from Federal Government

There is no evidence that McCaskill personally routed the money to her husband’s businesses, according to an Associated Press analysis.

10/09/2012

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Akin Tops $1M In Online Donations For Missouri Senate

Last week, McCaskill said she had raised $5.8 million from July through September. Akin has not yet released his quarterly fundraising figures.

10/09/2012

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Akin Failed to Report State Pension

“This was an unintentional oversight and I regret any inconvenience this may cause,” the Missouri congressman wrote in a letter.

10/04/2012

Akin

Akin In 2008: Doctors Give Abortions To Patients Who Aren’t Pregnant

“We fight the terrorists because they are fundamentally un-American, and yet we have terrorists in our own culture called abortionists,” Akin said.

10/03/2012

Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin.  (Getty Images)

Akin Claims McCaskill Benefited From Stimulus

Akin began running a TV ad Monday claiming “the stimulus made McCaskill rich.”

10/02/2012

U.S. Congressman Todd Akin speaks on the Charlie Brennan Show August 27, 2012.  (KMOX/Patrick Hughes)

Conservative PAC To Back Akin

The Campaign for Working Families announces it will give a “six-figure” donation to Missouri Republican Todd Akin’s Senate bid.

10/01/2012

U.S. Senator Kit Bond  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Kit Bond Now Supporting Akin’s Senate Bid

The former Missouri Senator’s endorsement comes a month after he previously called on Akin to quit.

09/28/2012

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) wraps up 24-city statewide bus tour in St. Louis on Saturday, July 7, 2012 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

McCaskill Defends Self As Polite, Calm

Akin said Thursday that McCaskill “came out swinging” in their Sept. 21 debate. He said that contrasted with her 2006 debates.

09/28/2012

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