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July 21st, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Anti-missile technology on U.S. planes?

Should U.S. airlines and commercial planes be equipped with missile deflecting technology? CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: mh17 • National security • Situation Room • Todd Akin
September 26th, 2012
06:26 PM ET

Rep. Todd Akin defies the GOP

Rep. Todd Akin defies GOP and stays in his race, compromising chances of a GOP-won Senate majority. Dana Bash reports.


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash • Republicans • Senate • Todd Akin
August 22nd, 2012
07:33 PM ET

Akin isn't giving up

Embattled Missouri Congressman Todd Akin holds firm to his Senate bid. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

RELATED STORY: Akin imbroglio is bad news for Republicans


Filed under: Dana Bash • Senate • Todd Akin
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.

RELATED VIDEO: GOP Chair: Akin should drop out & skip convention


Filed under: Interviews • Missourri • Reince Priebus • Senate • Todd Akin
August 20th, 2012
06:48 PM ET

Romney: 'I can't defend' Akin

The Republican presidential candidate responds to the controversial remarks made by U.S. Senate Candidate Todd Akin.

RELATED STORY: Akin stays in race despite conservative outlash, Romney says 'I can't defend him'


Filed under: 2012 election • Mitt Romney • Todd Akin