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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.

Now that Todd Akin is definitely going to be on the ballot, the national GOP suggests it might spend money on him.

A key endorsement for Todd Akin's uphill Senate fight also creates an odd alliance between a staunch earmark opponent and a (very) recent convert.

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