Sen. Blunt: Missouri Senate Race Will Be About Party Control | Talking Points Memo

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) said that Todd Akin, whose Senate bid he is now backing, can defeat incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill in November during an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday. Blunt said that rather than have a race about the candidate, Akin can win even after his “legitimate rape” comments because the race will be about which party controls the Senate.

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