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Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) Credit: Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images

Congressman: Akin ‘Partly Right’ on Rape Comment

A Republican congressman and OB-GYN says former Rep. Todd Akin was “partly right” when he said women’s bodies can avoid pregnancy in cases of “legitimate rape.”

01/11/2013

File photo of U.S. Rep. Todd Akin. (credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

GOP Senate Group Gave $760,000 To Akin Despite Disavowal

Despite publicly disavowing Todd Akin, the political committee for Republican senators quietly sent $760,000 to Missouri in a last-ditch attempt to aid Akin’s unsuccessful challenge of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.

12/07/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And Democrats

Republicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.

08/23/2012

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