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August 20th, 2012
07:27 PM ET

GOP Rep's comments on "legitimate rape" could be big trouble for Republican Party

OutFront tonight: a migraine for Republicans.

A little-known congressman from Missouri has thrown his party for a loop. Instead of talking about the economy or Medicare tonight, everyone is once again talking about social issues – specifically, abortion.

Republican Congressman Todd Akin, who's running for senate against Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill, says he's not stepping aside despite widespread outrage over his assertion that in the case of "legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try and shut [pregnancy] down," the justification for his opinion that abortion should not be allowed in cases of rape. FULL POST


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One on One with Maria Sharapova – tonight at 7P/ET!
Erin Burnett, Maria Sharapova, and producer Ian Paisley at the interview.
August 20th, 2012
01:38 PM ET

One on One with Maria Sharapova – tonight at 7P/ET!

Erin is back! Tune in tonight at 7P/ET to see her interview Maria Sharapova about her experience at the Olympics, her Russian heritage, and the new line of sweet treats she's launching!


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