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Poll: Akin, McCaskill locked in statistical dead heat
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Posted on 10/26/2012 8:10:05 PM PDT by Perdogg

A new poll shows the Missouri Senate race is too close to predict a winner.

The News 4, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Kansas City Star poll shows Senator Claire McCaskill with a 2 percent lead over Congressman Todd Akin, at 45 and 43 percent, respectively.

With a margin of error at plus or minus four points, and eight percent still undecided, the two remain in a statistical dead heat.

Click here to download and view full poll results.

Watch News 4 at 10 p.m. for more analysis, and reactions from both campaigns.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: 2012election; 2012polls; akin; clairemccaskill; crime; election2012; homosexualagenda; marklevin; mccaskill; missouri; toddakin; ussenaterace
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1 posted on 10/26/2012 8:10:09 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

If Akin looses, Karl Rove should be ashamed!


2 posted on 10/26/2012 8:13:23 PM PDT by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: Perdogg

Good news. Maybe Akin has had enough time to tough it out, too bad Mourdock’s fubar was so close to the election.


3 posted on 10/26/2012 8:14:43 PM PDT by Arthurio
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To: Perdogg

Who are the morons who say “oh well, Akin said something dumb, I guess I have to vote for the socialist”? Seriously?


4 posted on 10/26/2012 8:19:47 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Arthurio
Mourdock is going to win Indiana. I proudly display his sign in my yard. I did see that CNN headline news has Mourdock’s face up and front on the web site. Nothing about Benghazi Gate.
5 posted on 10/26/2012 8:22:36 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: Perdogg
I sent $50 to Akin yesterday.

He definitely can win this thing. But he needs help from us.

Anyone who can send Akin a few bucks, please do so. He will be a solid conservative vote in the Senate.
6 posted on 10/26/2012 8:27:57 PM PDT by Dan in Wichita
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To: Perdogg

If McGastly is at only 45% she isn’t going to win. I just hope Akin is hanging this “flaming tire” $50 million bucks worth of stimulus money McGastly’s hubby got around her neck!


7 posted on 10/26/2012 8:32:52 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: IslamE; All

If Akin looses, Karl Rove should be ashamed!


There are a lot of PhonyCon RINOs that need to be ashamed, also. Most of GOP Media and Talk Radio trashed Akin, and kept trying to force him out. Sean Hannity’s whiney interview with Akin sounded like Chrissy Matthews on a Nancy Pelosi high


8 posted on 10/26/2012 8:36:28 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: Arthurio

Yes, nut Mourdock is a known quantity in Indiana, and well liked. While the comment may draw gasps outside of Indiana’s borders, it has no effect on those familiar with him.


9 posted on 10/26/2012 8:47:33 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: Perdogg; elephant; Diamond; Evil Slayer; Optimist

Mark Levin had Akin on his show thursday night. Levin has been crucifying McCaskill and tweeting it. The news about McCaskill’s husband even made the papers in St Louis.

We have a tough fight on our hands but it ain’t over till the fat lady sings and I hope Clarabelle is belting out the blues on election eve.


10 posted on 10/26/2012 8:51:37 PM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: SeminoleCounty
things changed in 2008.....Sarah Palin to her credit inspired lots and lots of people to sit up and take notice of just what was being done to our country....

tea party...

follow up with the 2010 elections, which were HISTORIC....

we're just not going to accept the same old crap from the Washington insiders, Rove at the head of the list for what he did to Christine ODonnell.....

I've sent money to Akin....its worth it to get rid of that crook McCrazy....

11 posted on 10/26/2012 9:02:21 PM PDT by cherry
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To: IslamE

NO, if Akin loses, he should be ashamed for being an arrogant ass and saying it is not about him. Another Republican would have a 10-pt lead right now.


12 posted on 10/26/2012 9:17:57 PM PDT by doug from upland (I don't like RINOs, but I love my country more than I hate Romney...Muslim marxist, get out!)
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To: Perdogg
If Aikin and Murdoch win they owe the GOPE Nothing and i hope they act accordingly!
13 posted on 10/26/2012 9:20:09 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: IslamE
If Akin looses, Karl Rove should be ashamed!

Yep -- big time.

14 posted on 10/26/2012 9:41:41 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: IslamE

Rove should be ashamed anyway. His abandonment of a good man showed bad character.


15 posted on 10/26/2012 9:42:58 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Jim from C-Town

I only pray that both win their respective elections. The prayer is not for their sakes, or to get any type of vindication, but for the sake of the future of the United States of America. I also pray that all sides of the GOP get together and pull together without acrimony in the great works we have to do over these next years, and indeed that the Dems join in that great work.


16 posted on 10/26/2012 10:36:19 PM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: Perdogg
I live in St. Charles County outside of St. Louis, I've seen lots of Akin signs which is surprising since he has a limited amount of money to invest in this. He has my vote.

Since Missouri is leaning toward Romney, I think he has a good chance. Hopefully most people will vote a straight Republican ticket.

17 posted on 10/27/2012 12:21:40 AM PDT by Guardian Sebastian
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To: Defiant

Considering that a large portion of the media basically spun it to the masses as “Akin said certain types of rape of women are acceptable and should not be considered wrong”, it’s a damn miracle this race, even in Missouri, is this close at all.


18 posted on 10/27/2012 1:17:36 AM PDT by emax
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To: Perdogg; Defiant; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Perdogg, well said Defiant.


19 posted on 10/27/2012 2:35:15 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: emax

Makes me think that is this race is this close, the election will be a blowout and reminiscent of 2010.


20 posted on 10/27/2012 3:07:15 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: Guardian Sebastian
Since Missouri is leaning toward Romney, I think he has a good chance. >

What is this "Missouri is leaning Romney? Last I saw, he has a double digit lead. Romney is going to drag Akin across the finish line.

I'm VERY curious, though, about McCatkill taking a week off the campaign right before the election, right after the $50 million dollar stimulus is made public. A week is a lot of time in St. Louis for her to clear up a few details, while using her dear ill mother as an Obama-esque excuse.

21 posted on 10/27/2012 3:24:53 AM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: katiedidit1
Mark Levin has a HUGE audience and is one of the most admired common sense conservative leader of talk radio and has published and sold millions of books to readers that were hungry for the truth. Even those who were leaning to the left, after listening to Mark and reading his books, saw the light and reversed their thinking about conservativatism.

Yes, we are seeing what I already knew would be happening as we got closer to the election. It doesn't take massive funding to win an election, especially when your opponent is the most evil, corrupt, arrogant, obama clone that thought she could count on Missourians forgetting how she stuck it to us by being the 60th vote to pass Obamacare in 2010. That and all the other evil things she did to us including the latest scandal concerning her husband and her cover up of it. I predict the amplification from Mark as well as others in the next week to parallel the historical event that propelled Reagan during the week after his last Presidential debate one week before the 1980 elections.

We are in a war against evil right now and we are in it to win. Keep the faith my FRiends.

ES

22 posted on 10/27/2012 4:09:50 AM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Perdogg

Rasmussen has this one in the Safe Democrat category. Stick a fork in him. Akin”s done.


23 posted on 10/27/2012 4:25:57 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Delhi Rebels
Rasmussen has this one in the Safe Democrat category. Stick a fork in him. Akin”s done.

Saved this post for after election comment.

24 posted on 10/27/2012 4:34:14 AM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Evil Slayer

Shoot the messenger if you want. It’s not going to change anything.


25 posted on 10/27/2012 4:42:30 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Delhi Rebels; katiedidit1; Turbo Pig; elephant; Da Bilge Troll; YOMO; ZULU; DoctorBulldog; ...
Rasmussen has this one in the Safe Democrat category. Stick a fork in him. Akin”s done.

Rasmussen is the messenger. "Stick a fork in him. Akin”s done" is YOUR personal comment.

26 posted on 10/27/2012 4:50:38 AM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Evil Slayer

Rasmussen put it in the safe Democrat category. Same category as the races in California and New York and Michigan. They say it’s over. I don’t disagree.


27 posted on 10/27/2012 4:59:53 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Delhi Rebels
Rasmussen put it in the safe Democrat category. Same category as the races in California and New York and Michigan. They say it’s over. I don’t disagree.

Now you just say "I don't disagree."

Your earlier comment was "Stick a fork in him. Akin”s done". I call that a very PERSONAL statement that goes far beyond "I don't disagree". You are sending a very bias and hateful statement with words like that. It's as if you like to demean the man with petty comments like those. Reminds me of a little kid bullying his classmates during school recess.

28 posted on 10/27/2012 5:14:34 AM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Dan in Wichita

I’ll be sending my donation today.

This walking on eggs is ridiculous and has to stop.


29 posted on 10/27/2012 5:16:56 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Delhi Rebels; Evil Slayer

Yeah, Rasmussen and most of the other pollsters had Sharon Angle up, over Harry Reid in 2010 by about 4 points:

Rasmussen: 26 Oct 2010:

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2010/election_2010_senate_elections/nevada/election_2010_nevada_senate

Sharon Angle - 49
Harry Reid - 45
Other - 4
Undecided - 2

And, we all know how that turned out!

I’m not giving up hope.

Cheers!


30 posted on 10/27/2012 5:18:30 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: IslamE

Nope. If Akin L-O-S-E-S, it’s on AKIN and only AKIN.


31 posted on 10/27/2012 5:20:44 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Osama's dead... and so is our ambassador - Coulter.)
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To: Arthurio
Maybe Akin has had enough time to tough it out, too bad Mourdock’s fubar was so close to the election.

Mourdock shows the problem with the Tea Party primarying Republicans: who are they really putting forth? Only a blithering idiot would witness the Todd Akin fall out and be stupid enough to talk about rape as God's plan for women.

32 posted on 10/27/2012 5:25:18 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Osama's dead... and so is our ambassador - Coulter.)
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To: DoctorBulldog
Rasmussen has Romney and Mourdock up, too. I assume you think they're wrong on that as well?

Besides, Rasmussen still had Nevada as a tossup in 2010. They have Missouri as safe Dem now.

33 posted on 10/27/2012 5:27:24 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Evil Slayer

My aren’t we thin skinned? Should I have said “he’s toast?” Or perhaps a more formal “Just don’t think Akin is going to win this one?” Argue semantics all you want, this was a winnable race and now it’s lost. A bad candidate was nominated, he blew it, and now a worse choice is going to DC for another 6 years. Blame me for it if it makes you feel better but the responsibility for this loss lies with Todd Akin.


34 posted on 10/27/2012 5:37:30 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Delhi Rebels
and now a worse choice is going to DC for another 6 years

Prove it beyond a shadow of a doubt. You can't. O ye of little faith.

35 posted on 10/27/2012 5:49:07 AM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Perdogg

Maybe the RNC staying away was a blessing in disguise for Todd? Seems to have fired up the base AND make the Dems think this race was in the bag.


36 posted on 10/27/2012 5:59:50 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Delhi Rebels

Yes, Rasmussen is wrong about Romney; it’s going to be much worse for Obama than what Rasmussen shows!

One thing I’ve learned from watching the polls is that nothing is set in stone.

Cheers


37 posted on 10/27/2012 6:07:01 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: Delhi Rebels

No, Akin is a GOOD, CONSERVATIVE candidate! It’s the RINO’s who don’t want him going to Washington DC. They are the ones who grabbed the ball from the Left and ran with it, thus blowing Akin’s sure-bet lead against McCaskill. Had the GOP continued to support Akin after his ill-informed comment, he would still be leading McCaskill by a mile. It wasn’t his words that hobbled him, it was the GOP.

Cheers

Disclosure: I didn’t vote for Akin in the primaries, I voted for Sarah Steelman. However, unlike the GOP RINO’s, I’m not stupid; we need to get McCaskill out of the Senate at ALL costs!


38 posted on 10/27/2012 6:16:10 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: Dan in Wichita

I am in Missouri, and I would hate to guess how much McCaskill has spent on this, there are often three and four tv ads in a row from her,and various union groups.

If Akin wins this, he did it all on his own, no Missourian should ever send a dollar to the Republican part, only candidates, preferably Tea Party candidates


39 posted on 10/27/2012 6:45:18 AM PDT by nobamanomore
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To: Perdogg

It is possible the Romney wave may wash Akin across the finish line but I am not sure. Living in Missouri and watching her ads over the years it is clear Claire McCaskill is one of the toughest campaigner’s I have ever seen.


40 posted on 10/27/2012 6:51:10 AM PDT by badpacifist (I'm criticized but all your bullets ricochet You knock me down, but I get up I'm bulletproof)
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To: IslamE

A lot of people should be ashamed


41 posted on 10/27/2012 7:14:51 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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42 posted on 10/27/2012 7:32:27 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=om93destr)
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To: badpacifist

Here’s what claire McCaskill does when law abiding citizens exercise their right to Free Speech and right to assemble peacefully. We were peacefully protesting Claire McCaskill’s support of Obamacare outside her office. They called the police........

Local Tea Party patriots held an anti-Obama Care protest at Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill’s district office in St. Louis. The protest was organized by Americans for Prosperity and the St. Louis Tea Party Coalition.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIueSsFeVaI&feature=relmfu

This somber video was taken after we respectfully complied and moved to the other side of the street. Kind of scary, isn’t it? We aren’t criminals.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Jcrwnm4C3c&feature=channel&list=UL


43 posted on 10/27/2012 7:32:27 AM PDT by Jonah Vark (Any 5th grader knows that the Constitution declares the separation of powers.)
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To: Evil Slayer
Why does Delhi Rebel troll all the Akin posts? does he have a personal vendetta against Todd Akin? he doesn't live in MO but has been insulting the anti McCaskill folks incessantly.
IMO the Missouri senate race is a must win. Evidently, DR wants McCaskill to win.
44 posted on 10/27/2012 7:50:50 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Evil Slayer
Why does Delhi Rebel troll all the Akin posts? does he have a personal vendetta against Todd Akin? he doesn't live in MO but has been insulting the anti McCaskill folks incessantly.
IMO the Missouri senate race is a must win. Evidently, DR wants McCaskill to win.
45 posted on 10/27/2012 7:51:06 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Evil Slayer
Prove it beyond a shadow of a doubt. You can't. O ye of little faith.

LOL. Then prove me wrong beyond a shadow of a doubt, oh ye of excessive faith. You can't. I can't. The proof won't come until a week from Tuesday. Then we can have this discussion again.

46 posted on 10/27/2012 8:03:11 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: DoctorBulldog
Yes, Rasmussen is wrong about Romney; it’s going to be much worse for Obama than what Rasmussen shows!

I suppose that also means that Akin could lose by more than the 8 points Rasmussen has him down. What with him underpolling and all.

One way or the other this will be settled a week from Tuesday.

47 posted on 10/27/2012 8:05:15 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Perdogg
This was a gimme for Republicans.If we lose there we have a breathtakingly...a jawdroppingly...foolish candidate to blame,particularly given that Romney will carry the state easily.
48 posted on 10/27/2012 8:05:48 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: DoctorBulldog
No, Akin is a GOOD, CONSERVATIVE candidate!

The were all good conservative candidates. And Akin won out. Now we're finding out exactly why McCaskill wanted to run against him in the first place.

Had the GOP continued to support Akin after his ill-informed comment, he would still be leading McCaskill by a mile.

Let's place blame where blame is due, shall we? If Akin hadn't made his foolish and uninformed comment to begin with then the GOP leadership wouldn't have seen the need to distance themselves from him. The McCaskill would have had to limp along with the remaining Akin comments that are making up the bulk of her ads.

This was a winnable seat. It looks like Akin is going to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. The blame for that doesn't lie with me or the national GOP. It lies with Todd Akin.

49 posted on 10/27/2012 8:10:22 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Delhi Rebels

If Akin loses this one, according to local radio pollsters, it will be due to the defection of Republican suburban soccer moms to the leave blank option or McCaskill — not Independent women but Republican women.

Is there anything that you would like to say to them to get them to vote the right way and put Akin into that office???


50 posted on 10/27/2012 8:35:21 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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