With Akin's help, unwelcome abortion issue hangs over GOP

With Akin's help, unwelcome abortion issue hangs over GOP

Tampa : FL : USA | Aug 22, 2012 at 11:32 AM PDT
Source: Los Angeles Times
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Days before the launch of a convention vital to his election hopes, Mitt Romney and fellow Republicans were embroiled Tuesday in an effort to shove aside a U.S. Senate candidate who thrust the unwelcome issue of abortion to the fore of the political debate. FULL ARTICLE AT Los Angeles Times
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