Todd Akin

Standing Up for McCaskill

It's time to point out some home truths about Claire McCaskill's voting record. Why, you ask, is this important? Anyone can check out her record online - anyone who's interested in the truth that is.
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Romney to Women: Just Ignore What I Said Before

Romney must still be nervous about Rep. Todd Akin's explosive comments about "legitimate rape." Or maybe he saw the polling that showed voters' strong disapproval of the Republican National Party's extreme anti-choice platform.
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Claire McCaskill on Todd Akin: 'His Ideas Are Not Pleasant For MO Families'

"While he is a pleasant and sincere man, his ideas are not pleasant for most Missouri families," says Claire McCaskill of her opponent Todd Akin. Filmed by Jerry Schmidt.
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Rep. Todd Akin: Pregnancies from 'Legitimate Rape' Rarely Happen

This weekend, an interviewer asked Rep. Akin why he would not support a woman's right to choose abortion in cases of rape. Akin's shocking response?
"From what I understand from doctors, that's really rare. If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But let's assume maybe that didn't work or something. I think there should be some punishment, but the punishment ought to be on the rapist."
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MO Senators McCaskill and Blunt Diverge on Enforcement of Coal Air Pollution Regulations

McCaskill is proposing to delay the implementation of the regulations in order to give the coal industry more time to comply. Blunt, who voted to block the more stringent standards, claims that the regulations are "job-killing" without evidence, and ignores billions in health care savings.
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