Topic: EMILY's List
Rep. Todd Akin's comments on rape played big at the polls among both women and men voters, helping Senator McCaskill win by nearly 15 percentage points a race she had been expected to lose.
Despite encouragement from fellow Republicans, Representative Todd Akin has refused to exit a tight Senate race in Missouri. Following comments he made about rape, a new poll shows his lead ahead of Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill has narrowed from 10 points to 1.
The gender gap for the next election is daunting for Mitt Romney as President Obama leads the likely GOP nominee among women in major polls. With simply more women voters, can he overcome it between now and November?
Sarah Palin has endorsed conservative candidates in dozens of Republican primaries this year. But her chosen office-seekers have been mostly unsuccessful. Has Sarah Palin lost touch with the Republican primary voters who make up her base?
08/20/2010 10:38 am
Incumbent Sen. Blanche Lincoln faces a runoff in the Arkansas Democratic primary Tuesday. As a centrist, she has angered many Democrats, and women could be a key voting bloc.
06/07/2010 10:29 pm
But they fall short of the 60 Senate seats needed to overcome filibusters and end gridlock.
11/05/2008 12:00 am
Both the Republican and Democratic parties force me to betray my core values.
10/15/2008 01:00 am