federal stimulus act http://kbia.org en Akin claims McCaskill benefited from stimulus http://kbia.org/post/akin-claims-mccaskill-benefited-stimulus <p>Republican challenger Todd Akin is going on the offensive against Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill by claiming her husband's businesses profited from the federal stimulus act.</p><p>Akin began running a TV ad Monday claiming "the stimulus made McCaskill rich." In an interview with The Associated Press, Akin noted that the 2009 stimulus law funded a federal program for low-income housing that directed about $1 million to corporations affiliated with McCaskill's husband.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 13:42:54 +0000 Associated Press 22120 at http://kbia.org Akin claims McCaskill benefited from stimulus