Anybody who thinks that if I step down, Obama could appoint someone like me, they’re misguided.
You just had a lot of members who just don’t want to vote for anything.
Do I have the best credentials? Probably not. ‘Cause, you know, whatever.
If babies had guns, they wouldn’t be aborted.
At a time when part of the Democratic message is that the GOP is conducting a ‘war on women,’ Akin has provided Democrats with a limitless supply of ammunition for use against GOP candidates.
— Charlie Mahtesian at Politico outlines one reason why the GOP desperately wants Todd Akin to drop out. "Akin has provided Democrats with an opportunity to drive the wedge deeper."
Republicans have been raising concerns about how to pay for the $7.4 billion measure, while Democrats, led by Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand of New York, have argued that the nation had a moral obligation to assist those who put their lives at risk during rescue operations at ground zero.