Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip AwayAfter Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.
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Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And DemocratsRepublicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.
Keller @ Large: Brown Reassures Voters Of His Support For Abortion RightsBrown was one of the first to call for the Congressman Todd Akin to bow out of the race, and he sees the need to reassure female voters of his support for abortion rights.
Brown: If Akin Wins, 'He Doesn’t Have My Support'Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown said he won’t stand behind Missouri Rep. Todd Akin even if Akin wins a Senate seat in the November election.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Keller @ Large: Who Is Todd Akin?Who is Rep. Todd Akin and why are so many people talking about him?
Opinion: Despite Denials Akin's Comments Are Part GOP War On WomenCongressman Akin's comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.