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A Little Less Blunt?

September 25, 2012
In the statement he referenced, Blunt and four former GOP Missouri senators had called on Akin to drop out of the race in August. Blunt called Akin's comments on "legitimate" rape "totally unacceptable." Akin will hold a press conference at 3:00 p.m. EST today -- but there's absolutely no indication that he'll announce he'll drop out (and in fact, he just tweeted, "We're not going anywhere," accompanied by a picture of a "memo" from him to "D.C. Party Bosses," with the same message. So Blunt appears to just be accepting the reality.
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