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Rep. Todd Akin Lashes Out at GOP “Party Bosses”

Republican Rep. Todd Akin is under intense pressure from the Republican party to exit the competitive Senate race in Missouri after his controversial comments on rape and abortion, but he says he won't be bullied out by "party bosses."

Akin missed a deadline on Tuesday to easily drop his Senate bid, but he could, with a court order, get his name off the Missouri ballot if he decides to drop out by Sept. 25. On ABC's "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, Akin wouldn't say whether he would consider dropping out at a later time.

Source: CBS News. Read full article. (link)

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