Election 2012

Source Says Akin Planning to Withdraw

Has Tuesday deadline if he wants to end campaign over abortion rape controversy.

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Missouri Republican Todd Akin has begun moving toward ending his candidacy after his remarks on rape and abortion provoked a firestorm.

"Akin is taking concrete steps to withdraw by tomorrow at 5:00 p.m.," a senior Republican told BuzzFeed, adding that Akin could still change his mind.