Huckabee Rallies for Todd Akin

    NEW ORLEANS, LA - JUNE 16:  Former Arkansas governor and FOX new personality Mike Huckabee speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 2011 Republican Leadership Conference runs through Saturday and will feature keynote addresses from all of the major republican candidates for president as well as numerous republican leaders from across the country.

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    Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee told hundreds of Southern Baptists on a conference call to continue supporting Todd “illegitimate rape” Akin in his Missouri Senate race last Friday night. He reportedly also called Akin a “solution” to threatening lobbies like Planned Parenthood. The National Republic Senatorial Committee responded to Huckabee’s comments, saying they continue to “not see eye to eye with him on this race.” Huckabee also spoke at the RNC Wednesday night, where he attacked Obama noting “he said, 'You didn’t build it.' Translation: 'It doesn’t rightly belong to you!"

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