advertisement

Missouri lawmaker Todd Akin still defiant, won't quit Senate race

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 | 4:12 p.m. CDT; updated 5:54 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 22, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Rep. Todd Akin defied the nation's top Republicans and refused to abandon a Senate bid that has been hobbled by fallout over his comments that women's bodies can prevent pregnancies in cases of "legitimate rape."

advertisements