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  1. One Reason Why Republicans Don't Have More Women in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Roll Call

    ... legislature (or both), so a voting record is not an electoral death sentence. And in a state that remembers the Todd Akin debacle more than any other, a candidate who has had more time in the public eye may not be such a terrible idea. In 2012, ...

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  2. The GOP's Missouri MixupRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | National Journal

    ... luck in her political career. She's run in two great Democratic years (2006 and 2012) and had the fortune to face Todd Akin in the second go-around. This year, the political environment is in her party's favor (though anti-Trump sentiment isn't as ...

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  3. Top Missouri Republican Breaks Hearts, Won't Challenge McCaskillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Townhall

    ... one of 10 Senate Democrats up for reelection next year, is vulnerable. Yes, she won in 2012, but her opponent was Todd Akin - the guy who made extremely controversial comments about rape . In other words, put McCaskill up against a strong GOP ...

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  4. Getting Serious About 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The American Prospect

    ... chance to take back the Senate in the wave election of 2010. Republicans repeated that mistake in 2012, nominating Todd Akin in Missouri. But they learned their lesson, and applied it in 2014. Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell was primaried by the ...

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  5. GOP Wagner won't run against Missouri Sen. McCaskillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... in 2006 and faced a challenging bid for re-election in 2012. During that race, she sought to help former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin win the Republican primary, hoping he would be the easiest candidate for her to defeat. That paid off after Akin won the ...

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  6. Attention Shifts to Josh Hawley in Missouri Senate RaceRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Roll Call

    ... to avoid that scenario which played out during McCaskill's previous run for re-election. In 2012, then-GOP Rep. Todd Akin won a contested primary to face McCaskill, who was running for a second term. The Democrat later said her campaign played a ...

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  7. GOP Rep. Ann Wagner skips bid to challenge Claire McCaskillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    ... representing a place and people that I love." McCaskill won reelection to the Senate in 2012 against challenger Todd Akin, whose campaign was derailed after his controversial comments about "legitimate rape" and abortion. McCaskill defeated Akin by ...

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  8. Republicans turn to Josh Hawley to challenge Sen. Claire McCaskillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... of 2012, when the senator, vulnerable then as she is now, survived re-election because her GOP opponent, then-Rep. Todd Akin, was so poorly received by women. But some Republicans say Hawley has gained currency with Republicans in the past few ...

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  9. Top McCaskill Opponent Drops Out Of 2018 RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... she also sits on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. McCaskill easily defeated Republican challenger Todd Akin in 2012, a year in which Republicans made significant gains in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. She led with 54.8 ...

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  10. Rep. Ann Wagner will not challengea Read Story Alexandra MartellaroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... intain their Senate majority. McCaskill has held the seat since 2006. In 2012, she was re-elected after challenger Todd Akin's campaign was derailed when he made controversial comments about "legitimate rape."

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  11. Missouri GOP rep announces she won't run for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Hill

    ... are still smarting from watching their lead over McCaskill in 2012 evaporate after GOP nominee and then-Rep. Todd Akin made his infamous comment about "legitimate rape." Wagner's decision hurts the party's chances at taking the seat, but McCaskill ...

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  12. Not just Trump: Here are 22 Republicans who also launched sexist attacks on womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Raw Story

    ... the Republican Party that prove Trump is merely toeing his party's line. When Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin suggested that women can't get pregnant if they're raped, it quickly destroyed any shot he had at winning his election. "If ...

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  13. Republicans Are Likely To Pick Up Senate Seats In Three Key StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... Sen. Claire McCaskill isn't as vulnerable as Donnelly. She's in her second term and defeated Republican candidate Todd Akin by 15 percentage points to earn 54.8 percent of the vote. She won her first time with 49.6 percent of the vote. She's raised ...

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  14. Claire's compleat embarrassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Power Line

    ... next year, Missouri voters will compleat the job they were prepared to perform in 2012 until McCaskill's opponent, Todd Akin whom she worked to pick , made a fool of himself.

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  15. The Trumpmaid's TaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... Pence describes herself as a "Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order," previously worked for Todd Akin, who lost spectacularly to Sen. Claire McCaskill in 2012 after declaring some rapes more "legitimate" than others . Just five ...

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  16. Another scalp claimed: CNN cuts ties to supposed non-employee who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... Trump and his father, Fred Trump, as a " piece of shit ." Before that, Aslan entertained rape fantasies involving Todd Akin, the former Republican congressman who sank his political ambitions in 2012 after he mused about how the "female body has ...

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  17. People are upset that the CNN guy who once wished rape on Todd Akin called Trump a 'piece of s--t'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... would go to the moment in 2012 when the cable news host wished rape upon the idiot and former Missouri congressman Todd Akin. Akin sunk his senatorial campaign, and dragged the GOP down with him in the process, when he said in reference to abortion ...

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  18. Lawmaker Says There's A 'Distinction' Between Being Gay And 'Being A Human Being'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Switched

    ... y, 'Oh yeah, I was raped,' and get an abortion," Brattin said, echoing sentiments that former Missouri Congressman Todd Akin used to defend anti-abortion measures. "It has to be a legitimate rape."

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  19. How Bad Is the Democratic Senate Map for 2018?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Real Clear Politics

    ... Obama won his second term that year. But bad Republican candidate recruitment also helped Democrats. In Missouri, Todd Akin lost to Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill partially because of his remarks on "legitimate rape." Indiana Republican Richard ...

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  20. Baby born clutching IUD? Free abortion vacations? Nope - but...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Salon.com

    ... the many infuriating and ignorant things that Republican lawmakers say about women who have abortions - remember Todd Akin's comments about " legitimate rape ," anyone? - but what struck me upon reading this story was how much it sounded like an ...

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