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Akin compares McCaskill to a 'dog'

Todd Akin

GOP Rep. Todd Akin likened Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill to a dog who plays "fetch" and brings back higher taxes and more regulation to Missouri.


McCaskill hits Akin with ads featuring raped women

Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is taking aim at Republican challenger Todd Akin with a new series of TV ads featuring rape survivors upset about Akin's position on emergency contraception....


Akin-McCaskill race expected to go down to the wire

Todd Akin

...almost two months after Republican Todd Akin sparked a national controversy with his comments about "legitimate rape" — the GOP Senate nominee remains within striking distance of McCaskill. Two polls released last week showed McCaskill up by 6 percentage points, within the margin of error of about plus or minus 4 percentage points.


Democrats wary of their unpopular president

Four years ago, Senator Claire McCaskill was one of Barack Obama's biggest boosters in his presidential campaign. But when he recently visited her state of Missouri, she did not have time to join him.


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