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Akin Joins GOP Bus Stop in Valley Park

Patch is live on the scene at the Victory Fieldhouse: Friday afternoon the statewide slate of candidates has included Todd Akin since the controversial remarks he made about "legitimate rape." Return for updates after the GOP bus stops here.

With the Republican Party finally diverting campaign dollars to U.S. Senate hopeful Todd Akin, R-Wildwood, GOP members appear to be standing behind him in this final weekend before Tuesday's vote.

Akin and a fairly large crowd already is gathering at Victory Fieldhouse in Valley Park for the St. Louis portion of the Missouri GOP Bus Tour Stop.

For its part, Missouri's Republican party members consistently pledged they would work to help Akin defeat Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill. Today, as the Missouri GOP’s slate of candidates kicked off a statewide bus tour, the party offered Akin full support.

The bus tour ran through Lee’s Summit, Joplin, Springfield and Jefferson City on Thursday. It planned to stop at St. Joseph, Kirksville and St. Louis today.

RDBet November 04, 2012 at 02:32 AM
Spare us the fake concerns over the unborn. Your cult must be really desparate. Akin favors puppy torture. Actually he doesn't. Politicians don't control these puppy torture rules or whether abortions occur. They just use you fools so they can get power.
Eileen Tyrrell November 04, 2012 at 02:56 AM
RDBet, it is easy to hide behind a screen name. Fool? cult? torture? You have nothing but weak, bully tactics.
Eileen Tyrrell November 04, 2012 at 02:53 PM
The Missouri Senate race is about more than just a sound bite. http://www.examiner.com/article/missouri-senate-race-is-about-much-more-than-a-sound-bite
RDBet November 04, 2012 at 05:52 PM
Yeah, like I am going to give my name to some internet idiot babbling on about people supportng mass genocide. Eric Rudolph fan club.
Ana November 05, 2012 at 02:37 AM
Any women in Missouri that would vote for this man is a disgrace of all women that worked so hard to become equal to men in this country.You should be ashamed of your self.You should be voting for your daughters,grandaughters,nieces, Before you vote on Tuesday think do we really want another man telling women what they should and should not do? It's so sad.

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