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Surprise: Akin Now Trails McCaskill by Double Digits

Jim Oakland Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 2:18 PM
All you need to know: "Most Republicans (53%) think he should quit; most Democrats (56%) do not"
Birdman III Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 2:30 PM
All you need to know: If those 53% republicans would stop shooting and start pushing it would matter what the Damnocrats thought.

Evidently, "misspeaking" about "legitimate rape" and inventing related female biological functions doesn't go over well with voters:

What a difference one TV interview can make. Embattled Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill has now jumped to a 10-point lead over her Republican challenger, Congressman Todd Akin, in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race. Most Missouri Republicans want Akin to quit the race while most Missouri Democrats want him to stay. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Show Me State finds McCaskill earning 48% support to...