House & Senate Races
3:44 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

GOP Reassess Akin After 'Legitimate Rape' Comments

Originally published on Thu September 27, 2012 4:50 pm

Now that Missouri Republican Todd Akin is not dropping out of the Senate race against incumbent Claire McCaskill, the GOP is rethinking how distant it wants to remain from him. Akin became toxic for remarks about "legitimate rape" — but the GOP Senate map nationwide is looking increasingly grim.