Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that Republicans can withstand losing the Missouri Senate race, where the party has cut off support for Rep. Todd Akin in his challenge to Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, in the wake of Akin's false comment about "legitimate rape" not leading to pregnancy.
"We can take the Senate without Missouri," McConnell USA TODAY. "It'd be a lot easier to take it with Missouri."
Monday, August 27, 2012
Mitch McConnell waves the white flag on the Missouri Senate Seat...
Just because he's giving up on it, doesn't mean we stop fighting: