If Akin Walks The Plank, What Happens Next? | Talking Points Memo

National and state-level Republicans are working to get Rep. Todd Akin to drop out of the Missouri Senate race — despite Akin’s insistence he is staying in. But if he does withdraw, his actions will be dictated by an urgent timetable.Akin’s Sunday statement that rape doesn’t often result in pregnancy initiated a firestorm of condemnation, including calls from powerful voices within the Republican Party for Akin to withdraw.

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