Thursday, August 23, 2012

Washington Post; Akin still strong with Christian groups

An article in today's Washington Post examines Todd Akin's legislative career and notes that he still has strong backing from Christian groups:

But if Akin has carved out only a small legacy on the Hill, he has made loyal allies among conservative legislators and Christian groups. Now — after he has been rejected by most of the GOP establishment — these are the friends he has left.
“I definitely believe that he should still be a member of Congress,” said Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), who has worked with Akin in fights against abortion. “If everyone truly understood this man, and knew this man like I do . . . they would be honored to have him as a congressman.”

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