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August 20th, 2012
11:34 PM ET

Pressure builds on Akin after rape comments

Rep. Todd Akin's comments about rape have put him and the abortion issue in the spotlight. Some call his comments insulting. Stephanie Schriock, President, EMILY's List and Alice Stewart, Former Bachmann and Santorum campaign spokeswoman discuss the impact this could have for the GOP and the women's vote.

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Filed under: 2012 Election • Mitt Romney • Paul Ryan • Rep. Akin
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  1. Calum Metcalfe

    Even if he did mix up his words, the point he was trying to make is still outrageous enough to be given a place on the ridiculist.

    August 21, 2012 at 5:28 pm |
  2. Orinda

    It seems that both ladies are missing the point. The Republican Party platform has included anti abortion language for many years.

    August 21, 2012 at 12:07 pm |

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