UPDATE: Former Missouri Sens. Bond, Talent now support Akin's Missouri Senate bid

Friday, September 28, 2012 | 12:31 p.m. CDT; updated 6:10 p.m. CDT, Friday, September 28, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Some of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's prominent supporters are reversing course and backing Missouri GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin's embattled campaign against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.