Akin owes nearly $270,000 from failed U.S. Senate bid

Thursday, December 13, 2012 | 5:57 p.m. CST; updated 6:04 p.m. CST, Thursday, December 13, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Republican Congressman Todd Akin was outspent more than 3-to-1 and owes almost $270,000 after his unsuccessful challenge of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, according to federal finance reports available online Thursday.