5) Americans for Prosperity launched at $2.7 million ad buy targeting Democrats in five Senate races: Tammy Baldwin in Wisconsin, Joe Donnelly in Indiana, Martin Heinrich in New Mexico, Shelley Berkley in Nevada, and Tim Kaine in Virginia. 4) The GOP House runoff in Georgia's 12th District was too close to call this morning. See our full wrap of the runoff results here. 3) Late night Akin news: Sarah Palin (R) was on FNC's "On the Record" Tuesday night. She said Akin should drop out but that if he didn't by the drop-dead September 25 deadline, she suggested a third party run by the candidate she had supported in the Missouri primary, former Treasurer Sarah Steelman. Akin was also working to raise money via Twitter last night, with one tweet reading "A lot of negativity has been driven my way by the liberal elite. Makes me even more thankful for your support." The "liberal elite" is quite the stretch given that everyone from Palin to Romney has called for him to exit the race. 2) Early morning Akin news: The Congressman appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" and NBC's "Today Show." He didn't rule out withdrawing before the second deadline on September 25. In the New York Post, John Podhoretz writes why he doesn't think Akin will quit. 1) In the midst of the Akin furor, the DNC announced that the convention will feature the leaders of the country's two largest abortion rights groups. Beth Reinhard:
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