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Rep. Todd Akin apologizes but won't abandon race

Missouri Rep. Todd Akin apologized Monday for his televised comments that women's bodies are able to prevent pregnancies in "a legitimate rape" situation, but he refused to heed calls to abandon his bid for the Senate. (Aug. 20)

Todd Akin sparks controversy

August 20, 2012

Rumors were flying Monday afternoon, August 20, that Rep. Todd Akin would resign his

candidacy after causing a firestorm of controversy with his "legitimate

rape" comments on Sunday.