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Akin's campaign provided us with an embarrassment of riches when it comes to bad ads, but his apology ad took the cake.

  • Aaron Blake, Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan
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  • Nov 15, 2012
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Candidates often get too much credit when they win and too much blame when they lose. But in this case, some blame is warranted.

The embattled Republican proved to be no match for the Democratic incumbent.

How Todd Akin may cost Republicans the Senate majority.

  • Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake
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  • Sep 28, 2012
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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.

With the deadline looming on Friday, Republicans have given up hope of getting their controversial nominee to drop out.

Our brand spanking new interactive Senate race ratings map is here!

Surprise, surprise.

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