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Akin: Sorry Guys, I’m here to Stay

Happy Jake Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 7:56 AM
He made one relatively minor mistake - using "legitimate" when he meant "forcible" or "violent." His point - that rape ought not be an excuse for abortion - was spot on.

Get used to it: Missouri Senate hopeful Todd Akin is in it for the long haul:

A defiant Rep. Todd Akin made it official today, saying once again he will not drop out of the Missouri Senate race.

Today was the last day Akin could be removed from the November ballot -- something top Republicans had sought since he made comments in August about "legitimate rape."

As ministers and social conservatives such as Phyllis Schafly stood at his side, Akin said at a news conference that the people of Missouri spoke when they elected him the Republican Party's...