View Full Version : Republicans Urge Akin to Quit Senate Race

08-20-2012, 05:30 PM
Senate Republicans are urging Rep. Todd Akin to drop his U.S. Senate bid in Missouri after the candidate told a local news show that women "rarely" become pregnant through "legitimate rape." The National Senatorial Campaign Committee has pledged to pull the $5 million it had planned to spend in Missouri if Akin stays in the race, a Republican with knowledge of the committee’s activity confirmed to RealClearPolitics. Crossroads GPS, a super PAC that has been running ads against Akin’s Democratic opponent, Sen. Claire McCaskill, plans to withhold...

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08-20-2012, 05:39 PM

08-21-2012, 10:27 AM
I don't think that he needs to quit because he said something that made no sense at all. There are worst stuff than that and they are still working. Now, the guy how went skinny dipping while rinking in Israel, yes, he needs to quit.