Rasmussen Reports has released a poll of 500 Missouri voters that shows US Representative Todd Akin is now trailing his Democratic opponent in the US Senate race by 10 points.
Defenders of Missouri's method of selecting appellate judges are fighting a proposed constitutional amendment that would change the system.
President Barack Obama is mocking Senate candidate Todd Akin of Missouri for his remarks about a woman's body being able to avoid pregnancy during what Akin called a "legitimate rape."
Obama told a group of donors in New York that the Missouri congressman "somehow missed science class" even though he sits on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
Among the few Republicans who have remained quiet Akin's comments are the Missouri GOP candidates for top state offices.
At a campaign stop in St. Louis, McCaskill fielded question after question about calls for Akin to step aside. And each time she gave the same answer, McCaskill said the voters of Missouri have spoken.
Just before 6:00pm Wednesday, Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R) issued this statement via email:
Republican Congressman Todd Akin is highlighting his Christian faith while asking for help in reviving his Senate campaign.