Todd Akin’s Team Mocks McCaskill for Not Beating Them Badly Enough in New Poll

 Todd Akins Team Mocks McCaskill for Not Beating Them Badly Enough in New Poll
Todd Akin (Photo: Facebook)

Embattled Congressman Todd Akin’s campaign manager (and son) Perry Akin released a statement saying a new Rasmussen Reports poll showing that the elder Mr. Akin went from leading the Missouri Senate race to running 10 points behind his rival, incumbent Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill after his controversial comments on “legitimate rape” is actually bad news for Ms. McCaskill. The younger Mr. Akin’s rationale for this interpretation of the poll numbers is that Ms. McCaskill should be beating Mr. Akin by a lot more than 48 percent to 38 percent in the aftermath of his rape-remark firestorm.

“The fact that Claire McCaskill is only polling at 48% after 72 hours of constant negative attacks on Todd Akin shows just how weak she is. If she can’t break fifty percent after a week like this, Democrats should ask Claire to step down,” the Akin campaign’s statement said.  Continue reading “Todd Akin’s Team Mocks McCaskill for Not Beating Them Badly Enough in New Poll”

Romney Opens Big Lead Over Obama In New Poll

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A graph showing Mitt Romney's rise in the polls. (Photo: RasmussenReports.com)

Things do not look good for President Barack Obama based on the newest Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking poll, which shows Mitt Romney with 50 percent of the vote compared to the president’s 43 percent. This is Mr. Romney’s first time hitting the 50 percent mark and his largest lead to date.  Continue reading “Romney Opens Big Lead Over Obama In New Poll”