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Senate Races 2012 (UPDATE--GOOD NEWS FOR AKIN--NRSC REVERSES BAN ON AKIN) Thanks to FReepers
The National Republican Senatorial Committee ^ | 9/11/12 | John Cornyn

Posted on 09/11/2012 4:12:32 PM PDT by Evil Slayer

Current Republican Seat

Current Democrat Seat

Current Independent Seat

No Senate election in 2012

(Excerpt) Read more at nrsc.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; akin; freerepublicwins; frrules; macacamoment; missouri; mo2012; nrsc; waronwomen
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1 posted on 09/11/2012 4:12:39 PM PDT by Evil Slayer
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To: Evil Slayer

Great work!


2 posted on 09/11/2012 4:14:40 PM PDT by tsowellfan ("Real leaders don't follow polls. Real leaders change polls")
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To: Evil Slayer

Wise move.


3 posted on 09/11/2012 4:18:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: katiedidit1

This one’s for you.


4 posted on 09/11/2012 4:20:29 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....)
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To: Evil Slayer

In a strange political cycle, this is good news. It is clear Akin messed up. Let’s forgive him and support him. He’s way better than the alternative.


5 posted on 09/11/2012 4:21:17 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: Senator_Blutarski

You go to war with the army you have, not the army you want, and Akin is the army we have, and now he has to win.


6 posted on 09/11/2012 4:22:21 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Evil Slayer
NRSC REVERSES BAN ON AKIN

CINOs routinely insist, in displays of foot-stamping pique, that conservatives have "a responsibility to support any/all Republican candidate(s), once they've won their respective nomination." Their mulish insistence, up until now, on NOT doing likewise (re: Akin) was a particularly poisonous display of GOP-e brand hypocrisy in action.

Glad to see them (finally) butching up and deciding to act like grownups, just this once.

7 posted on 09/11/2012 4:23:04 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: Evil Slayer

All they have to do is air ads of the Dems booing God to fend off Akin’s soundbites.


8 posted on 09/11/2012 4:24:07 PM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: Evil Slayer

The most obvious thing to take away from this is that it’s so easy for conservatives to fall into the trap of political correctness.

Akin didn’t really say anything that should have caused a media storm.

Next time the left tries to intimidate supporters of a good conservative candidate, the GOP leadership should immediately denounce it, stand behind the candidate and open up funding for him full force.


9 posted on 09/11/2012 4:25:24 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Why do you seek the living among the dead? (Luke 24:5))
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To: dfwgator

Exactly. One dumb-assed statement does not erase six years of dumb-assed rubber stamping of the Reid and Obama agendas.


10 posted on 09/11/2012 4:27:25 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: dfwgator
Well shut my mouth. I thought I had the NRSC bought off. You darn FReepers had to go and spoil it for me. Why am I biting down on this pencil? Because I didn't get my way. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!


11 posted on 09/11/2012 4:34:08 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....)
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To: Evil Slayer

Great news


12 posted on 09/11/2012 4:35:13 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Evil Slayer

She looks like one of those tiny fake heads you sometimes see carved out of old, withered apples. ;)


13 posted on 09/11/2012 4:36:40 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: Evil Slayer

I still think he is selfish and rather stupid, but it’s pretty clear the GOP smells blood in the water and sees a shot at not only getting the Senate but possibly, just possibly, crawling up to 60. I know, that would take a couple of miracles in FL, ME, and probably MD.


14 posted on 09/11/2012 4:36:49 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Evil Slayer

when you have a wounded soldier, you pick him up, bandage him, get him back up on his feet so he can fight again.

we do not shoot our wounded. if gaffes excludes you, why is biden still vp?

or obozo for that matter. 57 states? three letter words that are actually four?

give me a break. we should support akin and get rid of that wench.

blessings, bobo


15 posted on 09/11/2012 4:37:46 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: blueyon

I am not seeing anything official from the NRSC - or at other news outlets.

So far we look fine in NE, MT, ND, WI. CT, VA, FL, OH all in play. We will lose a seat in ME. MI and NM both longshots.


16 posted on 09/11/2012 4:38:44 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Evil Slayer.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2929142/posts


17 posted on 09/11/2012 4:42:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Senator_Blutarski

Yeah, he didn’t rape, murder, or tap his foot. I say give him a break.


18 posted on 09/11/2012 4:45:30 PM PDT by FES0844
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To: Evil Slayer

Hope Sarah Palin sees the light and comes out in support


19 posted on 09/11/2012 4:46:10 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: mwl8787

We don’t have a senate seat to lose in Michigan and Hoekstra is up a point or two over Stabenow last I saw.


20 posted on 09/11/2012 4:51:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Evil Slayer

Good news if true.


21 posted on 09/11/2012 4:54:37 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: dfwgator

I saw nothing wrong with what he said, other than uttering the word “abortion”. Can you tell me what you thought a “legitimate” abortion was supposed to mean when you decided Todd is not what we needed? I think he’s just what we need.


22 posted on 09/11/2012 4:54:37 PM PDT by stickywillie (a corrupt parallel universe exists beside our wonderful Constitution)
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To: Evil Slayer; All
It was probably just an oversight.

Sen Mike Lee (R-UT) was just on with Mark Levin he did not sound optimistic about the Senate.

23 posted on 09/11/2012 4:56:23 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 56 days away.)
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To: mwl8787
I am not seeing anything official from the NRSC

You won't. They aren't going to admit they were bias against Akin. They changed their map for Missouri under pressure but that's as far as they will go.

or at other news outlets

Are you kidding? You expect the news outlets to cover a cover up? Especially the LSM? LOL

24 posted on 09/11/2012 4:57:39 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....)
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To: dfwgator
... You go to war with the army you have, not the army you want, and Akin is the army we have, and now he has to win. ....

Boy, sound advice ...

Is anyone reading or listening at the RNC ?????

25 posted on 09/11/2012 4:58:33 PM PDT by ptsal (E)
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To: MestaMachine

Click the Missouri state on the map and see.


26 posted on 09/11/2012 4:59:56 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....)
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To: Evil Slayer

Conservative outlets would cover any reversal by the NRSC toward Akin.

I doubt there has been any change.


27 posted on 09/11/2012 5:04:07 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

“CINOs routinely insist, in displays of foot-stamping pique, that conservatives have “a responsibility to support any/all Republican candidate(s), once they’ve won their respective nomination.” Their mulish insistence, up until now, on NOT doing likewise (re: Akin) was a particularly poisonous display of GOP-e brand hypocrisy in action.”

Excellent point, Kent.


28 posted on 09/11/2012 5:04:32 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

“CINOs routinely insist, in displays of foot-stamping pique, that conservatives have “a responsibility to support any/all Republican candidate(s), once they’ve won their respective nomination.” Their mulish insistence, up until now, on NOT doing likewise (re: Akin) was a particularly poisonous display of GOP-e brand hypocrisy in action.”

Excellent point, Kent.


29 posted on 09/11/2012 5:04:33 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: SharpRightTurn
Excellent point, Kent.

Thannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnkyou. ;)


30 posted on 09/11/2012 5:07:07 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: nhwingut
All they have to do is air ads of the Dems booing God to fend off Akin’s soundbites.

So you have changed your mind from a couple weeks ago and now support Akin?

31 posted on 09/11/2012 5:09:05 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: bobo1

“we do not shoot our wounded. if gaffes excludes you, why is biden still vp?”

You don’t even have to look that far. The issue Akin spoke on is a relatively minor one. He did not say he would vote to retain ObummerCare, did not say he would vote for trillion dollar deficits, did not say he would vote to confirm leftist judges, etc. Yet he was lambasted and hounded by his own party elites. Meanwhile, Romney keeps saying he is proud of RomneyCare and sees a lot he likes about ObummerCare. Romney’s statements are 1,000 times more anathema to conservatives than anything 97+ ACU rated Akin has ever said. But I did not hear Preibus, Rove, et al. demanding Romney step aside.


32 posted on 09/11/2012 5:10:17 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: SharpRightTurn
Romney’s statements are 1,000 times more anathema to conservatives than anything 97+ ACU rated Akin has ever said.

As the kids say: "Word." ;)

33 posted on 09/11/2012 5:12:31 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: stickywillie

It was ‘legitimate rape’, not ‘legitimate abortion’. However, I agree that his comments, though stupid for a candidate to make, were hardly that bad to merit the uproar. The GOP needs some balls....


34 posted on 09/11/2012 5:16:27 PM PDT by expat2
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To: Evil Slayer

Why is Missouri a paler shade of blue verses other blue states?????


35 posted on 09/11/2012 5:22:37 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Evil Slayer

This Missouri resident is going to send Todd Akin another small donation right now.


36 posted on 09/11/2012 5:24:16 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: LS

I still think he is selfish...


In a collective, glorious Utopia, you might be right. :)

Unfortunately the selfish people of his State get to pick their own Republican candidates.

They need to get rid of big mouth, loser Rove for joking that Akin be murdered. That is a much worse thing to say that what Akin said. Rove is being selfish not to step down after saying that. He’s a Rino, stinking up Utopia.


37 posted on 09/11/2012 5:27:56 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: dfwgator

Unless the Army member shot himself on the foot and dragged others with him for it. Akin put other Republicans in unnecessary situations.


38 posted on 09/11/2012 5:28:50 PM PDT by paudio (Post-racial society: When we can legitimately hire and fire a Black man without feeling guilty.)
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To: mwl8787

Don’t forget Linda Lingle in Hawaii.


39 posted on 09/11/2012 5:30:09 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit, but it's better than a burqa.)
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To: Senator_Blutarski

I’m having a hard time forgiving Rove for “joking” about murdering Akin and assisting the abortionists at Planned Parenthood. He should step down from any role in the GOP, if not now, after the election. He’s an A$$.


40 posted on 09/11/2012 5:31:17 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Sola Veritas

I believe that indicates you clicked on it!!


41 posted on 09/11/2012 5:34:13 PM PDT by ontap
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To: SaraJohnson

You aren’t the only one. Rove has basically committed a criminal action by wishing a sitting congressman (Akin) be murdered. For the life of me, I do not understand why this isn’t being actively pursued by the FBI. Of course our kenyan president has them as well as the Secret Service bought off. Folks, we are living in dangerous times.


42 posted on 09/11/2012 5:41:59 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....)
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Oh, the people "get to pick" huh? With all that Dem money and Dem ads? And if "the people" pick how was it that the Tea Party, which all Freepers claim represents "the people," backed the other two candidates? And why did Sarah Palin back Steelman?

This guy didn't care a whit if he cost the GOP the senate or the whole election. It's all about him.

43 posted on 09/11/2012 5:47:07 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: mwl8787; Evil Slayer
There has been a change. The National Republican Senatorial Committee put up a map listing EVERY candidate running for office in every state..but ooooooooooops they showed Claire McCaskill as running UNOPPOSED and omitted Akin as the challenger. This was ONLY in MO. We called, emailed, blogged and finally Akin’s name was put back on the map. It is this type of a tactic that would cause the GOP to lose.
No surprise to me that Fox News (Rove and Coulter’s turf) would not report it and it was a grassroots movement that fought to correct the deliberate ommission.
44 posted on 09/11/2012 6:01:17 PM PDT by katiedidit1 (Constitutionalist..period)
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To: Evil Slayer
Thanks Evil Slayer:) incredible that some still do not believe Akin’s name was omitted! hey..we have just begun to fight!
45 posted on 09/11/2012 6:03:13 PM PDT by katiedidit1 (Constitutionalist..period)
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To: Sola Veritas

God bless YOU. I sent one too:) let’s roll!


46 posted on 09/11/2012 6:05:05 PM PDT by katiedidit1 (Constitutionalist..period)
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To: Evil Slayer

I’m wondering what the heck is going on with the major polling organizations. It has been close to two weeks with no follow up polls on the Missouri senate race.

Minor polls and partisan polls show Akin regaining much or all of his lost ground, but they are too unreliable to say for sure. What is needed is a Rasmussen poll, either evenly weighted between the two parties, or equally weighted then adjusted by the number of likely voters for each party.


47 posted on 09/11/2012 6:22:48 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: Evil Slayer

What this means is that Clare McCaskill is so unpopular that even the inept Todd Akin has a shot at defeating here. I still hope that Akin quits the race.


48 posted on 09/11/2012 6:25:32 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama and Company lied, the American economy died)
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To: Evil Slayer

He is up against the nations worst Senator. That should help him.


49 posted on 09/11/2012 6:33:24 PM PDT by Judge Kovitzky (Eat more chicken.)
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To: SharpRightTurn
sees a lot he likes about ObummerCare

He never made any such statement.

50 posted on 09/11/2012 7:13:30 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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