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Ignoring Calls to Quit, Akin Appeals to Voters in Ad

Ignoring Calls to Quit, Akin Appeals to Voters in Ad

Representative Todd Akin said definitively on Tuesday that he would not leave the race for the Senate in Missouri, saying on Mike Huckabee’s radio show that “there’s a cause here” and that an outpouring of grass-roots support would propel him to victory without the support of the Republican establishment.

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Mitt Romney Distances Self From Todd Akin's Legitimate Rape' Comments

Mitt Romney Distances Self From Todd Akin's Legitimate Rape' Comments

In response to Rep. Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) inflammatory comment on Sunday that "legitimate rape" victims rarely get pregnant and therefore do not need abortions, Mitt Romney's campaign said that he and running mate Paul Ryan support abortion rights for rape victims.

"Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan disagree with Mr. Akin’s statement, and a Romney-Ryan administration would not oppose abortion in instances of rape," Andrea Saul, a Romney spokesperson, told The Huffington Post.

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David Axelrod: Todd Akin's Comments Are 'Inconvenient' For Romney-Ryan, 'Not Inconsistent'

David Axelrod: Todd Akin's Comments Are 'Inconvenient' For Romney-Ryan, 'Not Inconsistent'

In an interview with The Huffington Post on Monday, chief Obama strategist David Axelrod said the comments reflected the larger philosophy of the GOP presidential ticket.

He predicted that the public would find the remarks even more distasteful once it became widely known that Romney's running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), teamed up with Akin on strict anti-abortion measures.

"When you look at who Akin's partner was on all the anti-choice legislation, it was Paul Ryan," said Axelrod. "When you look at the legislation that would limit a women's right to choose, even for victims of rape and incest, that is the Akin-Ryan position. And frankly, by endorsing personhood amendments ... Romney has gone there too. This is the prevailing position of the Republican Party."

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"The Same" - Obama for America TV Ad

Continuing its attacks on the GOP ticket over women's health issues, the Obama campaign released an ad late Friday blasting presumptive GOP vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) for his record on abortion, birth control and Planned Parenthood.

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President Obama responds to Todd Akin comment "LEGITIMATE RAPE VICTIM CAN'T GET PREGNANT"

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) justified his extreme opposition to abortion by claiming that victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant.

"From what I understand from doctors, that's really rare," said Akin said of pregnancy caused by rape. "If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But let's assume maybe that didn't work or something. I think there should be some punishment, but the punishment ought to be on the rapist."

Republicans said 3 years ago to elect them and they would bring the country jobs. Instead of that, they have wasted 3 years stopping every thing Obama has tried to do. During that time the GOP has had a war against women. These republican men are obsessed with the Vagina and controlling women and minorities. This man says we should punish the rapist but force the woman to carry the baby and deliver it? He says a woman won't get pregnant because her body won't allow it if it is from a rape?
This is the republican party. They live in the 1800s of ignorance

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Why Akin Is Staying In ?

Rep. Todd Akin's decision today to stay in the race for Senate from Missouri pits him against a bipartisan Establishment, in his state and Washington, in the right and the center, that is straining to push him out.

That's a comfortable position for a conservative Republican who was never one of the club on Capitol Hill, and whose political infrastructure sits safely outside even the watermark of the online storm tides.

"The institutions have never been with Todd," one source close to the candidate told BuzzFeed. They "had for a few weeks," since he won the nomination, but "now [it's] back to the good old days."

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Todd Akin Says He 'Misspoke' About Rape in Interview

Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) justified his extreme opposition to abortion by claiming that victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant.

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