One-time GOP senatorial candidate Todd Akin sat down with Yahoo! News' Olivier Knox and ABC News' Rick Klein as part of a book tour that is doubling as his reentry into political media.
On HuffPost Live Friday, former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) continued to promote his book Firing Back, in which he doubles down on past remarks he made about "legitimate rape." The result? 24 minutes of purely uncomfortable, yet captivating television.
The infamous Republican keeps defending the term “legitimate rape,” says some staffers were born from rape, and calls Bill Clinton a rapist.
Major scoop: "'Legitimate rape' is a law enforcement term, and it's an abbreviation for 'legitimate case of rape'"
Former GOP senatorial candidate Todd Akin joined Daily Rundown host Chuck Todd for an uncomfortable interview Thursday morning, in which Akin defended his "legitimate rape" comments that arguably cost him a Senate seat two years ago...
Todd Akin, who was running a fierce election race in 2012 until his mouth found a way to shut that whole thing down, stopped by The Kelly File tonight to defend himself, but he also took a shot at Democrats he said are hypocrites because they went after him but ignored Bill Clinton's "history of sexual abuse."
A former Missouri Republican congressman whose "legitimate rape" comments during the 2012 U.S. Senate campaign were roundly criticized now says he was wrong to apologize.
Todd Akin, who came to national prominence after making a series of comments denying that rape is rape, is back to talk about rape — and this time, he isn’t sorry. We haven’t heard much about Todd Akin since he was chased off the scene by people upset over his comments about rape not always
Todd Akin, of "legitimate rape" fame, has a new book coming out. And according to POLITICO, which got an advance look at it ahead of its July 15 release, Akin is not apologizing for anything he said during his 2012 Senate campaign in Missouri.
The rape denialist now says he told the truth about those lying women in 2012. And it gets even worse
The disgraced Republican breaks 18 months of silence to double down on his rape comments and slam Clinton
Former congressman Todd Akin -- yes, that Todd Akin -- told the Daily Mail that presumed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was "hypocritical" for her "War on Women" rhetoric, given her defense of a rapist in 1975.
With Republicans trying to avoid a repeat of 2012's Todd Akin disaster and retake the Senate, the Georgia GOP establishment was happy to see David Perdue, a self-funded businessman, leading in the polls ahead of Tuesday's Senate primary. Show More Summary
There will be no Peach state Todd Akin after the disparate Tea Party strands in Georgia failed to produce a competitive candidate.
Republican party officials hope to push fringe tea party candidates out of races in the primaries, so they don’t weaken the party’s chances in key races. Todd Akin, a tea party favorite, lost to Democrat Claire McCaskill in the 2012 race for Senate in Missouri. Show More Summary
Ever wonder why our politicians — on both sides of the aisle — seem to be getting dumber by the minute? Were you baffled by Rep. Hank Johnson’s (D-GA) fear that Guam might capsize, or by GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin’s (R-MO) bizarre comments on rape? Then tune into part one of Trifecta’s three part [...]
Is Georgia Republican Rep. Paul Broun the Todd Akin of 2014 or is he the “We the People” candidate for U.S. Senate?
In an effort to head off "new Todd Akins" in the GOP primary field, the Republican Party is starting to put pressure on conservative donors to choose more establishment, competitive candidates, the New York Times reported Monday.
A new political consulting firm with deep ties to the Koch brothers has quietly set up shop in Arlington, Virginia. Its mission: to prevent future Todd Akins and Richard Mourdocks from tanking the Republican Party's electoral prospects. Show More Summary