Todd Akin and Abortion on the Campaign Trail

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Republican Congressman Todd Akin has defied party leaders, including Mitt Romney, by insisting on staying in the race for the US Senate despite the furor over his comment on the issue of banning abortions even in cases of rape. We look at what it could mean for the rest of this year's political campaigns.

Credits

Guests:
Jonathan Weisman - New York Times - @jonathanweisman, Carol Tobias - National Right to Life Committee - @NRLC, Sarah Posner - Nation Institute - @sarahposner, Ann Stone - Trump campaign / Republicans for Choice - @aews

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Evan George, Caitlin Shamberg, Anna Scott