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Tea Party-backed Rep. Akin wins Missouri GOP Senate primary to take on McCaskill
FoxNews ^ | Aug. 8, 2012

Posted on 08/08/2012 4:31:48 AM PDT by Milagros

CBS News Tea Party-backed Rep. Akin wins Missouri GOP Senate primary to take on McCaskill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Rep. Todd Akin, who played up his tea party credentials and conservative appeal, broke out from a three-way Missouri Republican primary on Tuesday to earn the right to take on Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, setting up one of ...

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: akin; gopprimary; mccaskill; mccaskill4akin; missouri; mo; mo2012; palin; palinendorsemants; steelman; teaparty
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To: Impy; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; unkus; St. Louis Conservative

Count me mildly surprised at Todd Akin’s victory. He’s never faced a competitive general election before and has always run in affluent safely Republican suburbs until now and I wonder, how prepared is he for it?

That being said, voters may be so tired of Claire McCaskill and her sugar daddy/husband that it won’t matter. If elected, Akin will be very good on the issues.


81 posted on 08/14/2012 5:49:25 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama and Company lied, the American economy died)
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Tea Party Express endorsed Sarah Steelman.

Brunner spent close to $9 million of his own $....

82 posted on 08/25/2012 2:13:08 PM PDT by donozark (PLEASE SEE: WWW.AKIN.ORG)
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