Rep. Todd Akin

A recent controversy over a Missouri Senate candidate’'s comments on rape has not diminished U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell'’s outlook for November.


From NPR: It's come to this for Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri:

As more and more of his fellow Republicans call on him to drop out of his race for the Senate before today's 6 p.m. ET deadline to easily get his name off the ballot, the congressman's loudest defender is his Democratic opponent.