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8:17 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Akin tops $1M in online donations for Mo. Senate

Kristofor Husted KBIA

Republican challenger Todd Akin says he has topped $1 million in online donations for his campaign against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri.

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."

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Politics
12:12 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Gingrich to raise money for Akin's Senate campaign

Kristofor Husted KBIA

Former presidential candidate and House Speaker Newt Gingrich is coming to Missouri to raise money for Todd Akin's U.S. Senate campaign.

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.

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