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."
McCaskill In Debt After Spending $19.3M To Defeat AkinMissouri Sen. Claire McCaskill spent more than $19 million on her re-election campaign but hasn't finished paying all the bills.
GOP Senate Group Gave $760,000 To Akin Despite DisavowalDespite 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.
Akin Criticizes 'Lord And Savior' Remark By Foxx Republican Missouri congressman Todd Akin is seeking money for his Senate campaign bills while highlighting what he describes as offensive remarks by actor and comedian Jamie Foxx.
Opinion: Ballots Full Of WomenWhile Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
Opinion: Republicans, Abortion and LyingFrom being deceitful on Romney's actual position on abortion to being deceitful that women get pregnant from rape or that women can die from pregnancy complications it is time to call the GOP on the deceit and the stupidity.
Opinion: Rivard Yet Another Republican To Devalue Women"Some girls rape easy." Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.
Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour ContinuesRomney might say he won't restrict a woman's right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I'm with you, but I'm running for president for Pete's sake.
Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip AwayAfter Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.
Several Threats Made Against Rep. Todd AkinU.S. Capitol Police said Thursday that officers are investigating a reported threat against Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri congressman who has been criticized for comments he recently made about rape.
Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And DemocratsRepublicans 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.
AP Source: GOP Platform Draft At Odds With RomneyRepublicans meeting in Tampa, Fla., are adopting a party platform calling for a constitutional amendment outlawing abortion without specific exceptions for rape or incest, a position at odds with GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.