McCaskill wants Akin to stay

The Missouri senator tells the Huffington Post:

"I think for Washington party insiders to come in and try to invalidate the votes of Missourians would be radical," McCaskill said. [...] "I think that would be a very radical thing to have happen, and I can't imagine how the Republican primary voters would think about that in Missouri."


"I think there would be a significant backlash," she added. "I'm not sure that would have a good ending for the Republican Party."

Clearly, her only concern is the stability of the Republican party and the integrity of the political process.

Rachel Weiner covers local politics for The Washington Post.
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