With a week left in the campaign, a new TV ad from Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) includes footage of the interview in which Rep. Todd Akin (R) said "legitimate rape" rarely causes pregnancy.
Abandoned by most of his party, Akin's built a coalition that includes some Republicans who have a history of going against the grain of the GOP establishment.
The embattled congressman is still not looking like he is ready to end his bid. He'd be a huge underdog in November if he stays in, but he thinks he can win. What if he does?
Senator says congressman's remarks about rape and pregnancy are problematic for his party. RNC chair adds that Akin's refusal to drop out lowers the chances of the GOP retaking the Senate majority.
The presumptive presidential nominee once again disavows the embattled congressman's controversial remarks