campaign funds http://kbia.org en Akin tops $1M in online donations for Mo. Senate http://kbia.org/post/akin-tops-1m-online-donations-mo-senate <p>Republican challenger Todd Akin says he has topped $1 million in online donations for his campaign against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri.</p><p>Akin mounted an aggressive online fundraising drive in mid-August after losing the financial backing of some Republican groups because of his remarks about women's bodies having ways of avoiding pregnancy in what he described as "legitimate rape."</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:17:28 +0000 Associated Press 22465 at http://kbia.org Akin tops $1M in online donations for Mo. Senate Gingrich to raise money for Akin's Senate campaign http://kbia.org/post/gingrich-raise-money-akins-senate-campaign <p>Former presidential candidate and House Speaker Newt Gingrich is coming to Missouri to raise money for Todd Akin's U.S. Senate campaign.</p><p>Akin campaign adviser Rick Tyler, who is a former Gingrich aide, says Gingrich will be in the St. Louis area Monday for a series of events with the Republican congressman.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 17:12:56 +0000 Associated Press 21501 at http://kbia.org Gingrich to raise money for Akin's Senate campaign