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August 21st, 2012
04:49 PM ET

GOP Chair: "Not sending any money" to Akin

GOP chair Reince Priebus tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that the Republican party are "not going to send any money" toward Rep. Todd Akin's Senate race. Priebus also tells Blitzer, "Mitt Romney let the charge" on calling for Akin to drop out.

Rep Akin. said Tuesday that he will stay in race to unseat Democrat Claire McCaskill despite mounting calls from across the political spectrum for him to withdraw over incendiary comments on rape and pregnancy.

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