Articles Tagged 'legitimate rape'
Roy Moore’s defiance stirs GOP memories of Todd Akin and ‘legitimate rape’
Roy Moore’s refusal to bow out of Alabama’s special election for a Senate seat is the latest demonstration of the diminished power of congressional leaders… READ MORE
Akin, McCaskill trade barbs in first debate
By Paige Winfield Cunningham-The Washington Times
Besides attacking each other over Medicare, school lunches and the Iraq war, Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and GOP challenger Rep. Todd Akin spent their first debate Friday blaming each other for the gridlock in Congress that has stalled crucial pieces of legislation over the last two years.
And after initially mentioning the damaging… READ MORE
In Missouri Senate race, GOP Engages in Standoff
By: DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) â€” The nation’s top Republicans and Missouri’s embattled GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate are playing a game of political chicken.
Republican leaders insist Rep. Todd Akin should quit the race because of his inflammatory remarks about rape and pregnancy. Akin insists he is in it to win it and… READ MORE