Akin rebuffs Romney, Republican, calls to quit Senate race
WASHINGTON - Congressman Todd Akin, under fire for controversial remarks on abortion and rape, insisted on Tuesday he would not leave the Missouri Senate race, despite pressure from fellow Republicans and talk of who might replace him on the November 6 ballot.
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California Republican Assembly leader says 'rape pregnancy rare'
As if channeling controversial former Missouri U.S. Senate candidate, Todd Akin, the leader of the California Republican Assembly is claiming women rarely become pregnant due to rape because the "body is traumatized".
Gingrich: I would've been stronger against Obama in the election
Former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that the Republican Party needs to be overhauled. Gingrich also said that Romney was a terrible candidate in the 2012 US Election Cycle.
Top GOP donor vows to double contributions for 2016 election
Top GOP donor, billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, has vowed to double his contributions in support of Republican candidates 2016 presidential bids. Adelson spent $150 million supporting first Gingrich, then Romney, in the 2012 elections.
Pre-Mature Facebook Election Hype, A Response To @TheAtlantic
If social media mattered in elections, Ron Paul would have likely been the Republican presidential candidate, not Mitt Romney. Despite being the conversational hub of the election, Facebook is neither the place where politically influential demographics congregate nor where undecided citizens go to think deeply about issues. Our friends at The Atlantic ran a fascinating and well-researched piece about whether Facebook gave Democrats an advantage on Election Day, especially given their pull with young voters. Unfortunately, the article overestimates how political consequential young voters are, “If no one under the age of 30 had voted, Obama would have won every state he carried with the exception of two: Indiana and North Carolina,” wrote Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser in How Barack Obama Won (in 2008).