Todd Akin Resists Mitt Romney’s Call

Photo courtesy of St. Louis Post Dispatch

Just before yesterday’s 5 p.m. deadline for him to exit the race without judicial approval passed, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney added his name to the chorus of Republican officials pleading for Akin leave the contentious U.S. Senate race.

“Today, his fellow Missourians urged him to step aside, and I think he should accept their counsel and exit the Senate race,” Romney said in a statement.

Instead, Akin stayed in Ohio doing interviews on conservative talk radio and ignored Romney’s request. Read more in St. Louis Post Dispatch.

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