Election 2012

Republicans Wash Their Hands of Akin

With the candidate on a theological kamikaze mission, national GOP groups end all spending plans on his behalf

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Texas Sen. John Cornyn doesn't want to talk about Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin.

"We're done," Cornyn, chairman of the powerful National Republican Senatorial Committee, responded when asked whether the committee would reverse course and spend money to help Akin if he stays in the race.