If both deadlines are missed, Akin's name will appear on the ballot. Meanwhile, Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown became the first GOP Senate candidate to call for Akin to resign the nomination Monday. Other Republican Senate candidates -- George Allen in Virginia, Jeff Flake in Arizona, Denny Rehberg in Montana -- have condemned the remarks, as has Mitt Romney. But so far no other GOP candidates have joined Brown in calling for Akin to step down.
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