Missouri Republican Senate candidate, Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., speaks while surrounded by supporters during a news conference at the start of a statewide bus tour, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in St. Louis. Akin is hoping that donors displeased by his much-criticized remarks about rape will reopen their checkbooks.
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published Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Five weeks after his comments about “legitimate rape,” Tuesday marked the last day for U.S. Rep. Todd Akin to leave Missouri’s Senate race through a court order.