akin http://kbia.org en Akin not ruling out political return after loss http://kbia.org/post/akin-not-ruling-out-political-return-after-loss <p>Todd Akin isn't ruling out a political comeback, nearly six months after losing Missouri's U.S. Senate race amid widespread criticism of his comments about "legitimate rape."</p><p>Akin recently spoke to KSDK-TV in his first interview since losing the November election to Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill. He said he's ready for a comeback, but hasn't decided if that will be in academia, public speaking, or even politics.</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:42:41 +0000 Associated Press 32836 at http://kbia.org Akin not ruling out political return after loss Akin repeatedly arrested at 1985 abortion protests http://kbia.org/post/akin-repeatedly-arrested-1985-abortion-protests <p>A newly published report says Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin was repeatedly arrested during anti-abortion protests in 1985.</p><p>Akin recently acknowledged being arrested once, about 25 years ago, but has declined to discuss additional details.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:03:15 +0000 Associated Press 23334 at http://kbia.org Akin repeatedly arrested at 1985 abortion protests Newscast for September 11, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-september-11-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>FARM-PAC reaffirming endorsement for US Senate candidate Todd Akin</li><li>Missouri's veto session set for tomorrow</li><li>Attorneys for American Civil Liberties Union seeking a temporary junction to block "house of worship" law</li><li>Final meeting for response to natural disasters</li><li>Boone County offering free flu immunizations for children Tue, 11 Sep 2012 23:02:34 +0000 Wendy Mader 20998 at http://kbia.org 40,000 sign Planned Parenthood petition on Akin http://kbia.org/post/40000-sign-planned-parenthood-petition-akin <p>Supporters of Planned Parenthood have delivered petitions with 40,000 signatures to the office Republican Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, expressing anger and outrage over comments he made about rape.</p><p>About a dozen advocates and supporters of Planned Parenthood gathered at Akin's district congressional office in suburban St. Louis on Wednesday to deliver the petitions. Akin aide Steve Taylor collected them and invited five of the protesters in for a face-to-face meeting.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:10:54 +0000 Associated Press 20288 at http://kbia.org 40,000 sign Planned Parenthood petition on Akin McCaskill on Akin: The voters have spoken http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-akin-voters-have-spoken <p>At a campaign stop in St. Louis, McCaskill fielded question after question about calls for Akin to step aside. And each time she gave the same answer, McCaskill said the voters of Missouri have spoken.</p><p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:32:17 +0000 Tim Lloyd 19893 at http://kbia.org Newscast for August 21, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-21-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Five senior Missouri Republicans call on Akin to end his campaign</li><li>Akin lets Mo. Senate withdrawal deadline pass</li><li>Columbia to lose its commercial airline service to Memphis</li><li>Court vacates EPA cross-state pollution rule</li></ul> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:46:23 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 19803 at http://kbia.org GOP Senate debate sticks close to party themes http://kbia.org/post/gop-senate-debate-sticks-close-party-themes The three Republicans vying for the right to challenge Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in November didn&#39;t stray far from the party&#39;s script at a debate in St. Charles last night.<p>U.S. Rep. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 14:08:30 +0000 Tim Lloyd 15725 at http://kbia.org GOP Senate debate sticks close to party themes