Todd Akin Apologizes For "Legitimate Rape" Comment, Vows to Stay in Race

Said he made the statement in error and that "rape is never legitimate" and always an "evil act"


GOP Rep. Todd Akin apologized today for comments he made regarding rape and vowed he will stay in the U.S. Senate race in Missouri.

"I made that statement in error. Rape is never legitimate. It is an evil act," Akin told former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee in a radio interview. "I used the wrong words in the wrong way."