Akin: McCaskill less 'ladylike'

Akin: McCaskill less 'ladylike'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., says he has a "clear path to victory" against incumbent Sen. Clare McCaskill, who he said was less "ladylike" than she had been in 2006.
Akin: I'm staying; pullout deadline passes

Akin: I'm staying; pullout deadline passes

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., Tuesday refused to bow to party pressure to end his U.S. Senate bid as a result of his "legitimate rape" comments.

Report: Bioterrorism still a major threat

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Bioterrorism remains a major threat for the United States despite more than $65 billion spent on protecting the country from myriad dangers.

Activists say WMD threat to the U.S. remains real

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Obama administration has come under renewed pressure from congressional activists who say more should be done to eliminate or minimize exposure to weapons of mass destruction.

McCaskill defeats Mo. Sen. Jim Talent

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Democrat Claire McCaskill narrowly ousted Missouri Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo., in a tight Senate race and promised to bring change to Washington.

Missouri: Talent wins Mo. Senate seat

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Republican Jim Talent pulled out a narrow victory in Tuesday's election for Missouri's U.S. Senate seat, beating incumbent Democrat Jean Carnahan and changing t

Carnahan concedes, GOP gets Senate


Missouri: Talent leads Carnahan

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 6 (UPI) --

Missouri: GOP's Talent widens Senate lead

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Republican challenger Jim Talent opened a 5-point lead over incumbent Sen. Jean Carnahan, D-Mo., late Tuesday in one of the most hotly contested senatorial races in the country. With 53 percent of precincts reporting, Talent led Carnahan 52 percent to 47

Mo.: Talent takes early lead

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5 (UPI) --