Akin's previous television spot was an apology for his hugely controversial comments on "legitimate" rape. "None of the spin from Todd Akin will change the fact that he's simply too far out of the mainstream," said McCaskill spokesperson Erik Dorey. "Todd Akin would privatize Social Security and Medicare, end federal student loans, and get rid of the minimum wage. Ranked the most moderate US Senator, Claire has forged compromises between parties to protect these important safety nets for Missouri families because, first and foremost, she's on our side."
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