August 22, 2012 After his remarks about rape and pregnancy, Missouri Republican Todd Akin faces an uphill climb in his Senate contest against Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill. One expert says that to attract moderate voters, Akin must steer the conversation to the economy.
August 21, 2012 Under fire for his comments about rape and abortion, the Missouri Senate candidate is under pressure from his own party to drop out before the end of the day. His Democratic opponent is one of the few voices urging him to stay in.
August 8, 2012 The Democratic senator gets her preferred opponent in November with Rep. Todd Akin's victory in the state's Republican primary. But McCaskill still has an uphill fight to re-election.
August 1, 2011 Was Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep "hostile" in his questioning of GOP Rep. David Dreier on the debt compromise?
March 22, 2011 Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri was once videotaped telling an audience that they should not vote for her if they ever saw her words and deeds diverge. Now that's coming back to haunt her as amid a controversy over her charging taxpayers for her use of her own airplane.