1. Dropped

    National GOP Pulls Akin's Funding

    Image #: 10251812    Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (L) stands alongside Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) as he speaks on abortion and the health care reform bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 21, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch /Landov

    Kevin Dietsch, UPI / Landov

    Todd Akin may still be in the race to replace Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill but, as of Monday afternoon, he no longer has the financial backing of the national Republican party. National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn let Akin know that they won't be spending any more money on him and that he's harming fellow Republican candidates by staying in the race. 

    Read it at The Washington Post