Akin gaffe could widen the GOP gender gap

August 24, 2012   // 0 Comments

(Kansas City Star) A party already struggling to win support from women faced a setback when U.S. Rep. Todd Akin - a Republican running for the U.S. Senate against a woman - used the befuddling term "legitimate rape." National public opinion polls show President Barack Obama holds a small but relatively consistent lead among women voters. In a CNN poll two weeks ago, Democrat Obama led Republ...

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