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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.



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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.