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Rep. Gingrey Says Todd Akin ‘Partly Right’ on ‘Legitimate Rape’

Rep. Gingrey Says Todd Akin ‘Partly Right’ on ‘Legitimate Rape’

Bill Clark/Roll Call/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — “Legitimate rape,” the least-expected controversy of 2012, is back.
At a breakfast with businesspeople in Cobb County, Georgia, Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) offered a partial defense-medical exeges…

Mourdock Falls Short in Indiana Senate Race

Mourdock Falls Short in Indiana Senate Race

Office of the Treasurer, State of Indiana(NEW YORK) — The Republican Party push to take control of the Senate is likely sunk now that Tea Party-backed state Treasurer Richard Mourdock has failed in his bid to replace Republican Sen. Richard Lugar.Cons…

Newt Gingrich: Richard Mourdock’s Comments Reflect Position of ‘Virtually Every Catholic’ in the U.S.

Newt Gingrich: Richard Mourdock’s Comments Reflect Position of ‘Virtually Every Catholic’ in the U.S.

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sunday morning on “This Week,” former House Speaker Newt Gingrich defended the controversial comments made by Richard Mourdock, in which he suggested that pregnancies resulting from rape were “i…

Biden Scolds GOP Ticket for Not Having ‘Moral Courage’ to Condemn Mourdock, Akin

Biden Scolds GOP Ticket for Not Having ‘Moral Courage’ to Condemn Mourdock, Akin

JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages(KENOSHA, Wis.) – Vice President Joe Biden commented for the first time Friday on the two Republican Senate candidates who made controversial comments about women and rape.  Biden scolded Republican presidential nom…

Obama Rebukes Richard Mourdock for Rape Remarks on "Tonight Show"

Obama Rebukes Richard Mourdock for Rape Remarks on "Tonight Show"

Kevin Winter/NBCUniversal/Getty Images(LAS ANGELES) – President Obama weighed in on controversial comments about rape made by Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock of Indiana, calling it an example of why women should vote for him on Nov. …

Indiana Senate Candidate: ‘God Intended’ Pregnancies from Rape

Indiana Senate Candidate: ‘God Intended’ Pregnancies from Rape

Mourdock for Senate(NEW ALBANY, Ind.) — Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said pregnancies resulting from rape are part of God’s plan, tearfully explaining that he only supports abortions when a mother’s life is in dange…

Romney Stumps for Tea Party-Backed Senate Candidate Mourdock

Romney Stumps for Tea Party-Backed Senate Candidate Mourdock

Mourdock for Senate(EVANSVILLE, Ind.) — Mitt Romney leant a hand to a tea party backed Senate candidate, Richard Mourdock, in Indiana Saturday, campaigning with him at a BBQ stop Saturday afternoon to urge voters to elect him this fall.  “W…

Mourdock Defeats Lugar in GOP Indiana Senate Primary

Mourdock Defeats Lugar in GOP Indiana Senate Primary

Mourdock for Senate(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Richard Lugar, the third-longest-serving member of the Senate, went down in a primary defeat Tuesday night to his Tea Party-backed opponent in the Republican primary.State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, backed by Te…

Mourdock on Senate GOP: We’ll Change Leadership

Mourdock on Senate GOP: We’ll Change Leadership

Mourdock for Senate(WASHINGTON) — If Richard Mourdock wins Indiana’s Senate race, he’ll join a group of conservative senators who have at times clashed with conference leaders.Asked at a campaign event in April what he’d do if Senate…

Rick Santorum Backs Richard Mourdock in Indiana Senate Race

Rick Santorum Backs Richard Mourdock in Indiana Senate Race

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(NEW YORK) — Rick Santorum has weighed in on the fierce primary battle in the Indiana senate race. The former presidential candidate tweeted his support of State Treasurer Richard Mourdock over longtime Sen. Dick Luga…

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