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What the 'legitimate rape' fiasco reveals about Paul Ryan's extremist past
Todd Akin's insensitive remarks regarding "legitimate rape" could provide the Romney ticket with a good smokescreen.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2012 13:22 GMT
Why do many Republicans distrust scientists?
As Todd Akin stirs up a storm over his 'legitimate rape' remark we ask why many Republicans' have issues with science.
Inside Story US 2012
Inside Story: US 2012
Last updated: 24 Aug 2012 12:03 GMT
Romney calls on Akin to quit Senate race
Presidential candidate says Todd Akin should abandon contest for Missouri after the congressman's comments about rape.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2012 10:45 GMT
Congressman Akin refuses to quit Senate race
Todd Akin resists pressure from fellow Republicans to drop out of the Missouri Senate race over rape comments.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2012 18:39 GMT
US senate hopeful apologises for rape remarks
Missouri lawmaker Todd Akin retracts comments that women's bodies can prevent pregnancies in cases of "legitimate rape".
Last updated: 21 Aug 2012 02:27 GMT
For God's sake - stop talking
The US takes pride in its separation of church and state, but the current political scene is 'strangely' religious.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2011 17:11 GMT
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