Republicans supportive of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act failed to break the Democrat filibuster of S. 2311 when the cloture vote failed on a 51 to 46 vote on Monday afternoon.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined U.S. Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Pat Toomey (R-PA), John McCain (R-AZ), Mike Lee (R-UT), Rob Portman (R-OH), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Deb Fischer (R-NE) to introduce the Earmark Elimination Act.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) will work to add Hyde Amendment language to Alexander-Murray healthcare bill she and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley support that currently expands abortion funding.
Former GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum and Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) endorsed Congressman Todd Akin in the Missouri Senate Race.
Help us raise money for Congressman Todd Akin in his quest to unseat Senator Claire McCaskill in Missouri’s Senate race.
Karl Rove really doesn’t want Todd Akin to continue in the Missouri Senate race after his botched answer on abortion exceptions during a recent interview when he made reference to “legitimate rape” and mistakenly said that conception through rape rarely occurs. Karl Rove’s American Crossroads PAC, along with other groups, pulled their funding. Numerous people […]
After hours of discussing the merits and demerits of the ongoing candidacy of Todd Akin on various Facebook threads, the truth finally came to the surface. This election is about voter and politician discomfort. Few want to talk about rape, of course. It is not an easy subject. It is both a violent act and […]
According to the latest poll taken after Congress Todd Akin’s comments by Public Policy Polling Akin has a 1 point lead over the incumbent Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill 44 to 43. The last poll done by Public Policy Polling in May has him leading by 1 point. He has a Real Clear Politics average lead […]
Congressman Todd Akin (R-MO) made an incredibly stupid statement on Sunday about abortion and rape when he discussed “legitimate rapes” and discussing how conception rarely happens during a rape (no evidence of that). He appeared insensitive, and that is something that Republicans can ill afford. Since then his opponent in the Missouri Senate Race, incumbent […]
Washington, DC ─ Today the Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund, a national pro-life political action committee, announced its endorsement of Sarah Steelman for U.S. Senate in Missouri. “There could not be a more clear contrast between an authentic advocate for women like Sarah Steelman and EMILY’s List darling Senator Claire McCaskill,” said Susan B. […]