todd akin http://kbia.org en Ex-Rep. Akin doubled staff salaries after defeat http://kbia.org/post/ex-rep-akin-doubled-staff-salaries-after-defeat <p>Former Missouri Congressman Todd Akin roughly doubled his office payroll after losing a campaign for U.S. Senate. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 20:12:17 +0000 Associated Press 31317 at http://kbia.org Ex-Rep. Akin doubled staff salaries after defeat Republican: Akin 'partly right' on rape comment http://kbia.org/post/republican-akin-partly-right-rape-comment <p></p><p>A Republican congressman and OB-GYN says former Missouri Rep. Todd Akin was "partly right" when he said women's bodies can avoid pregnancy in cases of "legitimate rape."</p><p>Georgia Rep. Phil Gingrey made the comments Thursday to constituents, according to the Marietta Daily Journal.</p><p>But Gingrey sent out a statement Friday saying his position was misconstrued and that he neither defends nor stands by Akin's remark.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:44:14 +0000 Associated Press 27180 at http://kbia.org Republican: Akin 'partly right' on rape comment Year in review: a look back at the news from 2012 http://kbia.org/post/year-review-look-back-news-2012 <p></p><p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 23:32:17 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 26648 at http://kbia.org Year in review: a look back at the news from 2012 What we learned about Mo. voters from the Akin/McCaskill race http://kbia.org/post/what-we-learned-about-mo-voters-akinmccaskill-race <p></p><p>With the election in the rearview mirror, the national parties have spent the last week poring through the results and voter demographic data. Turns out women, young people and Latino voters matter a lot in a presidential race.</p><p>Here in Missouri, the results for the U.S. Senate race displayed some similarities.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:28:09 +0000 Kristofor Husted 24554 at http://kbia.org What we learned about Mo. voters from the Akin/McCaskill race Commentary: Owning up to election predictions http://kbia.org/post/commentary-owning-election-predictions <p>Time to check my election predictions.&nbsp; Even though they were a group project – three good and knowledgeable friends helped – I take full responsibility. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:37:46 +0000 Terry Smith 24551 at http://kbia.org Commentary: Owning up to election predictions Libertarian Mo. senate candidate garners 6 percent of the vote http://kbia.org/post/libertarian-mo-senate-candidate-garners-6-percent-vote <p>Jonathan Dine, the Libertarian candidate for Missouri senator, took 6 percent of the vote in his race against Democratic Sen.&nbsp; Claire McCaskill and Republican congressman Todd Akin.</p><p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:27:08 +0000 Katarina Sostaric 24216 at http://kbia.org Libertarian Mo. senate candidate garners 6 percent of the vote Rape remark defined Akin's campaign, McCaskill win http://kbia.org/post/rape-remark-defined-akins-campaign-mccaskill-win <p>Missouri congressman Todd Akin called it his "six-second mistake." But his brief remark about "legitimate rape" was more than enough to sink his U.S. Senate campaign.</p><p>Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill defeated her Republican challenger with nearly 55 percent of the vote to Akin's 39 percent in Tuesday's election. It was the largest margin of victory in a Missouri Senate race since 1994.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:19:12 +0000 Associated Press 24215 at http://kbia.org Rape remark defined Akin's campaign, McCaskill win McCaskill Re-Elected, Beats Akin http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-re-elected-beats-akin <img class="asset-image" align="right" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201208/ClaireMcCaskillAug92012RLcropped400.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 113, 179); ">Democratic Sen. Claire </span>McCaskill<span style="color: rgb(0, 113, 179); "> defeated GOP challenger Todd Akin Tuesday to hold on to a Missouri Senate seat that Republicans once considered vulnerable.</span><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 113, 179); ">McCaskill won with about 54-percent of the vote in&#160;the election. She told supporters in St. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 07:53:07 +0000 Adam Allington 24120 at http://kbia.org Mid-Missouri Live Blog http://kbia.org/post/mid-missouri-live-blog <p>Hi all,</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 23:27:00 +0000 Scott Pham 24100 at http://kbia.org Mid-Missouri Live Blog McCaskill stops in Columbia on final day of campaign http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-stops-columbia-final-day-campaign <p>Senator Claire McCaskill is finishing up her statewide “Get Out the Vote” campaign today by making various stops throughout Missouri. One of them was in Columbia this morning, at the Coordinated Campaign Building.</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 21:22:26 +0000 Wendy Mader 24008 at http://kbia.org McCaskill stops in Columbia on final day of campaign Gingrich raising cash, profile for Akin Senate bid http://kbia.org/post/gingrich-raising-cash-profile-akin-senate-bid <p>Shunned by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin is instead turning to former presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich to help raise his profile and cash in the closing week of his campaign. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 21:48:58 +0000 Associated Press 23684 at http://kbia.org Gingrich raising cash, profile for Akin Senate bid Congressman Todd Akin defends "dog" analogy http://kbia.org/post/congressman-todd-akin-defends-dog-analogy <p>Republican Congressman Todd Akin is defending his statement comparing his opponent, Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, to a dog. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:23:29 +0000 Chris McDaniel 23237 at http://kbia.org Congressman Todd Akin defends "dog" analogy Senate candidates face off in last scheduled debate http://kbia.org/post/senate-candidates-face-last-scheduled-debate <p>Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill and her Republican challenger Todd Akin face off tonight in their last scheduled Senatorial debate.&nbsp;&nbsp; Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:36:27 +0000 Maddie Heidenreich 23064 at http://kbia.org Senate candidates face off in last scheduled debate McCaskill waits tables to emphasize student loans http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-waits-tables-emphasize-student-loans <p>Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill is donning an apron to emphasize her support for federal student loans in her campaign against Republican Todd Akin. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:55:01 +0000 Associated Press 22904 at http://kbia.org McCaskill waits tables to emphasize student loans Akin, McCaskill campaign spar over tax returns http://kbia.org/post/akin-mccaskill-campaign-spar-over-tax-returns <p>Republican challenger Todd Akin wants Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill to release her husband's income tax returns, even though Akin hasn't released his own.</p><p>Akin said Wednesday that the Democratic incumbent should release the tax returns of her husband, Joseph Shepard, to prove the family didn't personally profit from nearly $40 million of federal housing subsidies paid to businesses affiliated with Shepard. Akin campaign adviser Rick Tyler said Akin won't release his own tax documents unless Shepard does first.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:58:30 +0000 Associated Press 22636 at http://kbia.org Akin, McCaskill campaign spar over tax returns