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Then in early 2009, he considered an audacious move: jumping into the 2010 U.S. Senate race against then Congressman Roy Blunt. ... Carnahan and find a decent recruit in a tough congressional district such as the 2nd District, then represented by Todd Akin, whose nuttiness was not yet widely known.
Besides Moore, Bannon's initial stable of candidates included a convicted felon, a five-time loser, and an Arizona state representative who has been widely ... In several races in the last decade, weaker, more extreme candidates like Todd Akin and Christine O'Donnell won the Republican primary and ...

The word Plexus refers to a “complex structure containing an intricate network of parts.” That's a pretty apt description for the loose web of Republican-affiliated secret donors, nonprofit groups and Super PACS that are injecting millions of untraceable dollars into campaigns in Ohio and beyond. The Ohio ...
In other words, no school nurse worth her job would ever tell a teenage girl that she "terminated a pregnancy" with Plan B—unless “Arkangel” is set in a near-future hellscape where women's health services and nursing programs are run by Todd Akin, Mitt Romney, or President Trump. Elizabeth Clark ...
When I was chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, you'll remember, we had Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock and Christine ... Akin was a Missouri congressman whose shot at a Senate seat in 2012 shriveled after he claimed that "legitimate rape" rarely results in a pregnancy, ...
With a narrow GOP majority in the U.S. Senate, all eyes will be on a handful of contested seats up for grabs. Though more than 30 are at stake, here are the five that are most critical to the balance of power between Democrats and Republicans. 1.) Arizona: When U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, an Arizona ...

Backlash against President Donald Trump and the broader GOP among suburban, college-educated voters is threatening the party's hold on a host of congressional districts, even beyond the 23 that supported Hillary Clinton and a Republican representative last year. And yet at the same time, the party ...
Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak the Vestavia Hills Public library, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. According to a Thursday, Nov. 9 Washington Post story an Alabama woman said Moore made inappropriate advances and had sexual contact ...
That particular distinction 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 exemptions in the ...
Todd Akin's (R-MO) Senate campaign imploded when he declared that women couldn't get pregnant from “legitimate rape,” and GOP leaders ...
Controversial U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin has taken his ... with the U.S. representative traveling with a who's who of ultra-right crusaders.
Luther Strange warns Roy Moore would be Todd Akin-like anchor on GOP ... The then-congressman's provocative remarks about rape and ...
Even after Representative Joe Wilson was censured for yelling “You lie! ... They defended Todd Akin, a former Missouri congressman who said ...
Todd Akin's (R-MO) “legitimate rape” comments doomed his 2012 campaign. Now, she's going to need a lot of things to break her way, even if ...
GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin of Missouri created a firestorm when he ... According to information the learned congressman claims to have ...
Todd Akin, a congressman from Missouri and his party's nominee for the Senate, triggered outrage on Sunday when he asserted in a television ...
... talks to US Republican Todd Akin (R-MO) outside the Republican National ... the instance of rape, Representative Todd Akin said pregnancy from rape ... “Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan disagree with Mr Akin's ...

Every supporter and defender of President Mugabe and ZANU-PF must share the following names with everyone you know and organise with Robert Berry, Gene Taylor, Bob Schaffer, Mac Collins, Nathan Peal, John Hostettler, Todd Akin, Howard Cobie, Ron ...
Prior to working for the Trump campaign, Conway's most well-known client was then-Representative Todd Akin from Missouri, a man who torpedoed his shot at winning a Senate seat when he justified his opposition to abortion, even in cases of rape and ...
If Representative Keith Ellison's effort to head the DNC is defeated, the party structure itself will remain largely in the hands of those who eviscerated it (or their designees).
There are several lawmakers in this country, like former Congressman Todd Akin, who believe that a woman's body can "shut things down," if it's a "legitimate rape.
Her high-profile clients have notoriously bad track records regarding their stances on women's rights and have included former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, current Vice President Mike Pence and former Missouri Representative Todd Akin, who ...
Missouri has been the backdrop for several of the nation's leading political figures from Jack Oliver to Joyce Aboussie to Jeff Roe, and in 2016, Missouri became a big part of the story of a new rising star in national politics: Austin Chambers ...
Long before the Trump campaign, Conway also worked for former Sen. Todd Akin (R-MO), the U.S. Senate hopeful who notoriously argued that pregnancy rarely results from "legitimate rape.
Remember Todd Akin, the congressman from Missouri who argued in 2012 that "if it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down"?
In comments made to Family Research Council president Tony Perkins, Conway said that Republicans should support 2012 Republican candidate for Senate in Missouri, Todd Akin, through the backlash over his "legitimate rape" comments. Conway suggested Akin ...
It made me a better state representative. It'll make me a better ... But a close GOP primary for secretary of state, the collapse of Todd Akin's U.S. Senate campaign, and Kander's stout fundraising and sharp advertisements helped. And the candidate ...
In mid-August 2012, Michele Mitchell decided her next project would be investigating rape as a war crime. The filmmaker had been driving on Interstate 405 in Southern California and just heard Todd Akin, a former Missouri congressman, say on the radio ...
It issued a statement that said, "We continue to hope that Congressman Akin will do the right thing for the values he holds dear, but there should be no mistake - if he continues with this misguided campaign, it will be without the support and ...
Remember Congressman Todd Akin's views about rape and the female body just four years ago, or Richard Mourdock's assertion that pregnancy from rape is God's will.
Claire McCaskill, the incumbent who was up for re-election that year, "spent more money for Todd Akin in the last two weeks of the primary than he spent on his whole primary campaign.
You're taking it literally." Ms Conway is no stranger to clients who make controversial statements about women. In 2012, she worked for then Missouri congressman Todd Akin whose comments on "legitimate rape" had frittered away his chances of re-election.
Todd Akin. Akin's remark that "legitimate rape" rarely leads to pregnancy hit the state like a sledgehammer, and some national Republicans wanted Akin to leave the race.
... designed to criminalize abortion and restrict access to some forms of birth control, and a bill aimed at limiting federal funding for abortion for woman who suffered "forcible rape," code for what former GOP representative Todd Akin described as ...
Todd Akin. Akin's remark that "legitimate rape" rarely leads to pregnancy hit the state like a sledgehammer, and some national Republicans wanted Akin to leave the race.
Pence, the man who was temporarily elevated as the more attractive candidate, voted against the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (an equal pay proposal) three times when he was a congressman. He wants Roe v ... He co-sponsored legislation in 2011 with ...
... designed to criminalize abortion and restrict access to some forms of birth control, and a bill aimed at limiting federal funding for abortion for woman who suffered "forcible rape," code for what former GOP representative Todd Akin described as ...
Remember Congressman Todd Akin's views about rape and the female body just four years ago, or Richard Mourdock's assertion that pregnancy from rape is God's will.
WASHINGTON - Democrats continued to pressure Republicans in key Senate races to disavow Donald Trump in light of his recorded comments about groping women.
"It's just words, folks," Donald Trump said during the debate on Sunday night. Trump had been asked by moderators about his now infamous 2005 comments: "Grab them by the pussy.
Claire McCaskill beat former Congressman Todd Akin by 15 points largely based on offensive comments he made. When he claimed that a woman's body could stop a pregnancy from a "legitimate rape," he received widespread backlash from members of his ...
Missouri TV viewers may see a deluge of new ads focusing on the U.S. Senate contest - and those ads may not be from the candidates' campaigns.
New York Rep. Michael Grimm resigned from Congress after pleading guilty to a felony tax evasion charge related to his health food restaurant.
"We need a Representative who will stop gambling with our future," Stark said in the release. "Genevieve is just the person to call his bluff and #retirebilly on November 8th.
This is Todd Akin country, home base of the Republican representative who lost a Senate race to Claire McCaskill when he said that women who are victims of so-called "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant.
Among those quoted in the play is Todd Akin, a former Republican representative for Missouri, Bobby Knight, a retired basketball coach and Rupert Murdoch, founder of Fox News.
Sen. Claire McCaskill joked that Donald Trump should submit himself for a daily weigh-in following Trump's comments about a former pageant model's weight gain.
A sitting congressman, Republican Steve King of Ohio, wondered aloud in a tweet whether former Secretary of State and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton would be "on her meds or off her meds.
Todd Akin, also received tens of thousands from members of the Pain Care Forum. Talent only received money in 2006, according to the analysis, but he received $55,500 that year, the highest ... Long, a U.S. Representative whose district includes Greene ...
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., plans to travel around Missouri and the country in coming weeks campaigning for favored candidates and causes on the Nov. 8 ballot.


 

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