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Rep. Todd Akin Says Student Loans Caused 'Stage 3 Cancer of Socialism'

Click here to view this media [h/t Missouri Dems] Rep. Todd Akin is in a primary race to challenge Sen. Claire McCaskill for her Senate seat in Missouri. Akin is also a hardcore Americans For Prosperity corporate candidate and all-around not-nice guy. But even for a not-nice corporate guy, this comment of his at a recent debate was so deeply out of touch with reality that it deserves some attention, even from the President.
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Missouri Sen: Claire McCaskill in Serious Trouble

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

Incumbent Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill (D) probably did catch a serious break when Rep. Todd Akin, the weakest of the Republican candidates, managed to narrowly win the primary last week. Polling before the primary showed him d... Read Post

This Poll Still Somehow Gives Todd Akin A Lead In The Missouri Senate Race

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

A Public Policy Polling flash poll Monday found that, hours before he needs to decide whether or not to drop out of the Missouri Senate race, Rep. Todd Akin still holds a one-point lead over incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill. The flas... Read Post

Claire McCaskill Is 'Stunned' By Senate Opponent Todd Akin's 'Legitimate Rape' Remark

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

A short while after Rep. Todd Akin's comments today caused a giant uproar, his opponent for the Senate seat in Missouri, Sen. Claire McCaskill, said she was "stunned" by the comments on her Twitter feed. As a woman & former prosecut... Read Post

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