Akin Campaign

Politics
8:06 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Akin Stands By View Of Rape, Wishes GOP Would Stand By Him

Todd Akin

Originally published on Fri July 18, 2014 12:04 pm

Todd Akin’s new book is entitled “Firing Back.’’ But based on the former St. Louis area congressman’s  interviews over the past week, an equally descriptive title could be “No Apology.”

Two years after losing a nationally watched contest for the U.S. Senate, Akin is arguably more passionate than ever as he defends the message that landed him in hot water in 2012.

The immortal phrase in question: “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."

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Politics
3:12 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Ex-Rep. Akin doubled staff salaries after defeat

Kristofor Husted KBIA

Former Missouri Congressman Todd Akin roughly doubled his office payroll after losing a campaign for U.S. Senate.

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