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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

5 Tea Party Republicans We Won’t See In Congress In 2013

Todd Akin 

Attempting to become a senator after serving as representative for Missouri’s 2nd congressional district since 2001, Todd Akin held a lead over Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill until he uttered his infamous “legitimate rape” comments. The widespread backlash from that television interview dogged Akin all the way to the voting booth, ensuring a victory for his Democratic opponent.

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