Todd Akin http://www.kunc.org en Controversial Members Of Congress Come And Go http://www.kunc.org/post/controversial-members-congress-come-and-go Is civility about to stage a comeback in Washington? Some of the most controversial members of Congress have lost their seats.<p>Still, there appears to be little danger that vitriol is about to go out of style. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 20:49:00 +0000 36174 at http://www.kunc.org Controversial Members Of Congress Come And Go Why Abortion Has Become Such A Prominent Campaign Issue http://www.kunc.org/post/why-abortion-has-become-such-prominent-campaign-issue <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7QPLeGlEKw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXQL9WLKXMo</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 08:32:00 +0000 Julie Rovner 36005 at http://www.kunc.org Why Abortion Has Become Such A Prominent Campaign Issue Time's Running Out For Missouri's Todd Akin http://www.kunc.org/post/times-running-out-missouris-todd-akin It may be too little, too late for Rep. Todd Akin.<p>The Republican candidate for Senate from Missouri is seeing an influx of money in the closing days of his campaign. Still, it would come as a surprise to seasoned observers in the state if Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill went down to defeat.<p>"Everything I know about politics screams that Claire McCaskill will be re-elected to the U.S. Sun, 04 Nov 2012 10:10:00 +0000 35988 at http://www.kunc.org Time's Running Out For Missouri's Todd Akin Todd Akin Bets He Still Has A Chance http://www.kunc.org/post/todd-akin-bets-he-still-has-chance Say what you want about Rep. Todd Akin, he's no quitter.<p>Tuesday is the last day Akin can remove his name from the Missouri ballot as the Republican nominee for Senate. As the deadline approached, he made it clear he has no intention of dropping out.<p>"For about the hundredth time or so, I am in this race," Akin said at a news conference Monday at the Amtrak station in Kirkwood, a suburb of St. Louis. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:18:00 +0000 34113 at http://www.kunc.org Todd Akin Bets He Still Has A Chance GOP Senate Takeover Hopes Dim, But Too Early To Put On Ice http://www.kunc.org/post/gop-senate-takeover-hopes-dim-too-early-put-ice Republican dreams of taking control of the U.S. Senate in November have been declared all but dead over the past several days by prognosticators pointing to trouble facing the party in unexpected places.<p>Missouri and Indiana come to mind.<p>But don't count Senate race analyst Jennifer Duffy among them.<p>"I'm not ready to call this done and over," Duffy said of the GOP's push to pick up four seats, which would definitely tip the Senate balance of power. "We seem to be in some period of transition. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 20:50:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 33996 at http://www.kunc.org GOP Senate Takeover Hopes Dim, But Too Early To Put On Ice