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Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin.  (Getty Images)

McCaskill, Akin to Debate This Week

A couple of back-to-back debates are planned this week for Missouri’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial candidates.


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

Akin Speaks on KMOX

One week after apologizing to the nation over remarks he made about sexual assault and abortion, Akin appeared on KMOX’s Charlie Brennan Show.


Akin Reiterates Plan to Stay in Race

This morning on two different conservative radio shows, Senate candidate Todd Akin said he will not bow to pressure


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AP Source: Funding Drying Up for Todd Akin

A National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee official told the AP that $5 million in advertising would be spent elsewhere.


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.  (Getty/Alex Wong)

Governor Nixon Criticizes Akin’s Comments

Akin said in a radio interview that women’s bodies are sometimes able to prevent pregnancies after what he called “a legitimate rape.”


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Brunner Airs First Negative Campaign Ad

The ad accusing Republican opponents Sarah Steelman and Todd Akin of “manufacturing debt” in their government jobs.


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