Todd Akin wins gop senate primary in Missouri

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    Despite Brunners constant lead in the polls (and my donation :( ) and Palin throwing her weight behind Steelman, Akin comes out the clear winner.

    McCaskil made it clear Akin was the candidate she wanted to face. He is also arguably the most conservative with a moderate amount of local Tea Party support.

    So the stage is set here in Missouri. Far left vs far right. Of course you all know where I stand.
     
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    She is history.

    Obama won't be doing much in your state so she is on her own.

    Clair "The Titanic".
     
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    She was on tv whining about money today. Her exact words about gop fundraising were "it scares me to death"
     
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    why is she "far Left" in your eyes?
     
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    She has tried to position herself as a moderate locally. It's laughable. As far as what I think of her political positions I've had interactions directly with her family. While they are very nice people their beliefs, which they loved to discuss, are the polar opposite of mine.
     
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    You were saying earlier that you didn't think Steelman would be the candidate. Are you happy with Akin and will everyone now swing behind him to take the seat?

    This sounds like this is going to be a battle royal against McCaskil.
     
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    I wanted Brunner. I gave him money sadly. He had a business background that I thought was important. Akin is basically a career politician who has made incendiary comments. I will have to check him out thoroughly before I commit.
     
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    gives her a fighting chance to keep her job - especially if the top of the ticket, Romney implodes and the election turns out a landslide for Obama.
     
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    Even if Obama wins I believe the senate is gone for the dems. I have had my doubts about Romney being willing to take it to Obama.
     
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    Well, since we know that wont happen, are you saying she has no chance?
     

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