GOP Senate candidate’s ‘legitimate rape’ comment sparks backlash

Sen. Claire McCaskill is probably having a pretty good Sunday. Her opponent in the Missouri Senate race, Republican Rep. Todd Akin, has spent most of the day backtracking after saying that victims of "legitimate rape" cannot biologically become pregnant and thus do not need access to legal abortions. "First of all, from what I understand […]

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