Embattled Todd Akin Asks For Forgiveness in New Ad

Todd Akin, the Republican Congressman from Missouri whose comments about rape over the weekend prompted calls for his resignation, is asking voters for forgiveness in a new ad. In the 30-second spot above, Akin acknowledges that “I used the wrong words in the wrong way Read More …

Congressman Todd Akin Removes Fetus From New Webpage

A newly created webpage for embattled Missouri Republican congressman Todd Akin prominently featured a human fetus and a grammatical error until refreshed versions of the website removed the photograph and fixed the mistake. “I’m pro life and I stand with Todd Akin,” read the page. Read More …

Todd Akin Still Running for Congress Following Rape Comments

Todd Akin, Republican congressman from Missouri who’s running for Senate, said in a radio interview on Monday he’s continuing his campaign despite reported pressure from the GOP to step down following controversial comments about rape and pregnancy. “I’m announcing today that we’re going to stay Read More …