Behind The Scenes: The GOP’s Desperate Effort To Get Akin Out Of The Senate Race

In the aftermath of the election, Gannett Washington correspondent Deirdre Shesgreen interviewed key stakeholders in the GOP’s unsuccessful effort to get Todd Akin to drop out of the U.S. Senate race. Particularly interesting: the role that Sen. Roy Blunt played as the drama unfolded. Read her report.

(Note: Some of you contacted Beyond November on Tuesday to report that you had difficulty accessing this story without going through a paywall. We suggest that you type the following words into your search engine: How Blunt got caught up in the Akin storm. This should bring you to a link that will work for the story that appeared in the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader.)

Posted in Campaign Coverage, Missouri Senate race
2 comments on “Behind The Scenes: The GOP’s Desperate Effort To Get Akin Out Of The Senate Race
  1. Paul Wiegers says:

    I would have loved to read your article on the role of Roy Blunt in getting Todd Akin out of the senate race, but I can’t get around the ad for the Springfield News-Leader!

    • rweiss says:

      So sorry. There is a work around. Go to http://www.news-leader.com. That’s the home page. Scroll down to the middle of the page and find the section called “most commented.” The Blunt story is one of those on that list. Click on the link and it should take you to the story.

      Dick Weiss