By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that Karl Rove should not play the role of kingmaker in congressional races across the country.
On Jan. 25, hundreds of thousands of Americans will flock to Washington to mark the 40-year anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which declared a constitutional right to abortion while spurring a nationwide debate over existence and choice.
Evangelical organizers from as far away as California have been quietly mining Ohio pastors and their pews for evangelical voters, hoping to tip the election Mitt Romney's way, just as they did for President George W. Bush in 2004.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday night criticized Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock for his remarks about rape and pregnancy, saying that "rape is rape" and that the Republican's comments "don't make any sense to me."
Rep. W. Todd Akin, make room on your campaign platform — the Duggar family is on its way.
Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill took aim Wednesday at Republican challenger Todd Akin with a new series of TV ads featuring rape survivors outraged by Akin's remark about "legitimate rape" and his opposition to emergency contraception.
Rep. W. Todd Akin is now locked in as the Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Missouri after the deadline to withdraw passed this week, and a growing number of Republicans have started lining up behind him as their only option for holding on to the seat.
Besides attacking each other over Medicare, school lunches and the Iraq war, Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and GOP challenger Rep. Todd Akin spent their first debate Friday blaming each other for the gridlock in Congress that has stalled crucial pieces of legislation over the last two years.
A George Soros-funded super PAC is vowing to send operatives to stake out Republican campaigns to hunt for and to record any gaffes or controversial statements the candidates may make.
Pollster John Zogby grades the president's week and how the week's events affect his re-election chances.
Why the difference in reaction to Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s rhetoric that Republicans would put blacks back in chains and U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin's suggestion that some rapes are "legitimate"? Both were equally offensive remarks. It has to be more than party officials' willingness -- or lack thereof -- to look the other way.
W. Todd Akin, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Missouri, recently defended his no-exceptions abortion policy by saying "legitimate rape" rarely causes pregnancy ("The upside of Todd Akin's meltdown," Web, Wednesday). Pardon me for asking, but what country or century is Mr. Akin living in?
Run for the hills, call off the convention, give up the election. Why, a hurricane could, maybe, possibly, potentially, perhaps hit Tampa, Fla., some time in the next five days.
The criticisms of the recent absurd comments by Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin, who at this writing is his party's nominee to take on incumbent Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in November in a contest he had been expected to win, have focused on his clearly erroneous understanding of the human female anatomy.
Despite being dumped by nearly every major Republican over the last 48 hours, Rep. Todd Akin said Tuesday afternoon he's made a final decision to continue his bid to unseat Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill.
Rep. Todd Akin, asserted that women's bodies can prevent pregnancies from a "legitimate rape."