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5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Commonwealth University

9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Opinion

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Abortion, Conservative Political News

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

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

Alabama Live

Readers' poll finds GOP should have one big concern this election year: Women's rights

Supporters and protestors of the recent Hobby Lobby controversy stood alongside Carl T. Jones Drive in Jones Valley with signs in hand as they waved at those passing by in hopes of drawing local attention to the issue.

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

Switched

Todd Akin: Policing Free Speech Will Turn U.S. Into North Korea

Former Missouri congressman Todd Akin believes he was unfairly targeted by the speech police when he said victims of " legitimate rape " rarely get pregnant during his 2012 Senate bid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jean Schmidt, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Life, Veteran Affairs

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

Democrats are not just hoping for another Todd Akin, theyA re trying to create one-and they think the Supreme CourtA s Hobby Lobby decision just helped them do it.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Switched

Huffpost Hill- There Is No Way Of Shutting Todd Akin Down

The House can't seem to come to a border funding agreement, meaning we might not get our YMCA camping groups under control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Darrell Issa, Representative Michael Grimm, Family, Teenagers

Hot Air

In Dem's quest to 'create the next Todd Akin,' Todd Akin not helping

The National Journal revealed on Thursday that Democrats believe their best shot at mitigating the damage voters are set to do to their Senate majority is to "create" a new Todd Akin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Mail

Todd Akin won't stop talking rape as he yet again defends his...

Malaysian Airlines plane MH17 carrying 295 people is shot down over Ukraine with ground-to-air missile by 'Russian separatists' with 23 Americans and up to 10 Britons among the dead 'It looks like it may be a terrible tragedy': Obama goes AWOL again with just 40-second mention of Malaysian plane crash that killed 23 Americans before jokey 16-minute ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Air Accidents, Israel, World News, Middle East, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

News Max

Telling It Like It Is: Thanks, Harry Reid, for Telling the Truth

Former Republican Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, has been trying to explain and defend the "legitimate rape" comment he mad .

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

The Daily Caller

NRSC Aide Gets Hot Under Collar Over Todd Akin Interview

This morning was no exception as a Washington Post reporter tried to tweak the GOP for ex- Rep. Todd Akin 's bumbling appearance on MSNBC.

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ThinkProgress

Todd Akin's Pathetic Attempt To Defend 'Legitimate Rape' Goes Down In Flames

Former Republican Congressman Todd Akin appeared on MSNBC on Thursday to hawk his new book and defend the now-infamous comments that doomed his 2012 Senate campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Politico

Rove: No 'Akin-like' hopefuls in '14

Karl Rove is offering his predictions on Wednesday for what he is calling the "dog fight" that is the upcoming midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Karl Rove, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

ThinkProgress

It's Only Tuesday

Is it just us, or does this week seem to already have a particularly large number of right-wing conservatives saying crazy things? Here are six of the most unfortunate: 1. Todd Akin Says He And Joe McCarthy Were Both Victims Of The Liberal Media .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Missouri, Rupert Murdoch, Publishing, News Corporation, Media

New York Magazine

Congressman Explains Some Border Minors are Gang Members, a Not...

In December congressional Republicans held a meeting to learn how to talk to ladies without making Todd Akin-style gaffes, and it might be time to hold a similar meeting on discussing immigration.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Roll Call

Democrats Try to Turn Cory Gardner Into Todd Akin

Udall is a co-sponsor on the Senate bill in response to the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling.

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

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