(CNN) – Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, under fire for his controversial rape comments, has until Tuesday to drop out of the U.S. Senate race – but he has vowed to continue.
Akin became a political pariah after an appearance on Missouri television station KTVI on August 19, where his comments on rape-induced pregnancy caused public outrage.
Washington (CNN) – Democrats may have outraised Republicans when it comes to July fundraising totals for the upcoming Senate battle, but not by much.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee fell short of Democratic numbers by roughly $20,000, according to statements released by the NRSC and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Friday.
Washington (CNN) – 2010 California Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina was named the National Republican Senatorial Committee's new vice chair on Tuesday.
"I look forward to working with Carly to elect strong Republican Senators who will finally put a stop to President Obama's failed tax-and-spend agenda, and instead promote the economic growth and job creation Americans so badly need," Committee Chairman, Texas Sen. John Cornyn said in a statement released Tuesday.