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3 hrs ago | SF Sentinel

Iowa's Ernst dabbles in nullification extremism

In 2010 and 2012, Republican primary voters nominated some pretty outrageous candidates who were so extreme, they alienated the American mainstream and helped deliver key victories to Democrats.

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13 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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Desperately looking to fire up their base, Democrats are on the hunt for the next Todd Akin - a loose-talking Republican candidate who can be cast as being so far outside of the mainstream that they tarnish the GOP's image and dampen its chances of taking over the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney, panels

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Washington Times

Achina for Akin: Democrats praying for GOP Gaffes in midterms

Desperately looking to fire up their base, Democrats are on the hunt for the next Todd Akin - a loose-talking Republican candidate who can be cast as being so far outside of the mainstream that they tarnish the GOP's image and dampen its chances of taking over the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney

National Review Online

Dustin Siggins: Republicans Can Win the War On Women

The strategy has become so integral to the Democratic Party's 2014 efforts that it has even been used by a male Democratic Senate candidate against his female GOP opponent .

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

The Jackson Sun

Todd Akin's back again to talk of rapeTodd Akin's back again to talk...

Todd Akin's back again to talk of rape So, Todd Akin is back, and he's talking rape again Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/07/28/todd-akins-back-talk-rape/13189603/ You remember what happened last time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Roll Call

6 Reasons Senate Republicans Should Be Optimistic - and Concerned About Election Day

In 2014 Senate races, Republicans are optimistic they can defeat Braley, above, and pick up a seat in Iowa.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican

RecordNET

Open mouth, insert foot, repeat

You remember what happened last time. The would-be Missouri senator torpedoed his campaign two years ago after suggesting in a TV interview that if a woman is a victim of "legitimate rape," she is unlikely to get pregnant because her body "has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Todd Akin Says Americans Must Be More 'Heroic', Like Todd Akin

Remember Todd Akin? Sure you do. He was all set to be the Senator from the great state of Missouri until he opened his big, dumb mouth and alerted the world to his peculiar hobby as an amateur OB/GYN specialist.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Missouri, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mediaite.com

Mark Levin Snarks at Cavuto for Fox News Employing Karl Rove

On Fox News's Cavuto Thursday, conservative radio talker Mark Levin called out the network for keeping Republican strategist Karl Rove on the dole.

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US News & World Report

Nothing and Everything Is at Stake in the 2014 Senate Race

On Tuesday, businessman David Perdue bested Rep. Jack Kingston and secured the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate contest in Georgia.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, North Carolina, Harry Reid, Democrat, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Washington Times

Conservative groups decry Democratsa a war on womena tactic

Take Laura Carno, who became so fed up with the nonstop "war on women" political advertising campaign in Colorado that she put together a radio ad of her own.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

River Front Times

6 Things We Learned About Todd Akin From His Two-Hour KMOX Interview

Infamous for wrecking his Senate campaign in 2012 -- when his brain failed to shut down that whole thing his mouth was saying about rape -- Missouri's prodigal son came out swinging this month with a national book tour to promote Firing Back: Taking on the Party Bosses and Media Elite to Protect Our Faith.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Missouri

Hays Daily News

GOP can't get out of its own way

You remember what happened last time. The would-be Missouri senator torpedoed his campaign two years ago after suggesting in a TV interview if a woman is a victim of "legitimate rape," she is unlikely to get pregnant because her body "has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Style Weekly

Plans of Attack

Face-to-face, Mike Dickinson works hard to project the image of a serious political candidate.

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Roll Call

GOP Struggles With Fundraising for Women's Initiatives | Rules of the Game

Capito raised more than her opponent in the race for Senate in West Virginia. It's been a promising year for Republican women who have set out to fix their party's "woman problem," but not good enough for their bank accounts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Cory Gardner, HP, Computers, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Todd Akin's back again to talk about rape

In this Aug. 24, 2012, file photo Republican Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., talks to the media gathered in Chesterfield, Mo., and told them he will stay in the U.S. Senate race despite the uproar over his remarks about rape and pregnancy.

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The Daily Caller

He's Back: How Did Akin Become Akin?

Todd Akin was never supposed to be a U.S. Congressman. If 56 voters of his hadn't braved the rain on a primary election day in August 2000, his name would only be recognizable to a select few.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Lenoard Pitts: Republican Party can't get out of its own way

You remember what happened last time. The would-be Missouri senator torpedoed his campaign two years ago after suggesting in a TV interview that if a woman is a victim of "legitimate rape," she is unlikely to get pregnant because her body "has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Lenoard Pitts: Republican Party can't get out of its own way

You remember what happened last time. The would-be Missouri senator torpedoed his campaign two years ago after suggesting in a TV interview that if a woman is a victim of "legitimate rape," she is unlikely to get pregnant because her body "has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Herman Cain

Fri Jul 18, 2014

MediaPost

Iron Ladies -- And Women In A Bind

Ever since the presidential election of 2012, when female voters brought the win home for Barack Obama, Republicans have acknowledged that they might need help on the female sensitivity/language front.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers

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