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.
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.
Bioterrorism remains a major threat for the United States despite more than $65 billion spent on protecting the country from myriad dangers.
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.
Democrat Claire McCaskill narrowly ousted Missouri Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo., in a tight Senate race and promised to bring change to Washington.
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
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