'Rape' comment candidate won't leave race

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ST. LOUIS — Rep. Todd Akin has reiterated his intention to stay in the Missouri Senate race after making comments that women’s bodies can prevent pregnancies in cases of “legitimate rape.”

Akin told former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on a Tuesday radio show that he was staying in because there were people who feel they aren’t represented by the major political parties.

He also reaffirmed his stand as an anti-abortion lawmaker.

Akin has been frantically trying to salvage his once-promising bid against incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill in a race long targeted by the GOP as crucial to regaining control of the Senate.

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Insider Information 08/21/12 - 01:42 pm
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Yawn.

Yawn.

Farmboy
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Farmboy 08/21/12 - 01:47 pm
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THIS MAN IS SICK!

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS LEGITIMATE RAPE! THIS MAN IS SICK!

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corgimom 08/21/12 - 03:49 pm
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Thank God he'll never

Thank God he'll never represent me!

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fedex227 08/21/12 - 05:02 pm
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I've talked to many doctors ...
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and they tell me that in the case of 'legitimate' stupidity, the brain has ways to shut down completely. Case in point.

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