Todd Akin Could Write Book

    KIRKWOOD, MO - SEPTEMBER 24:  U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) and Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (not pictured) address the media on September 24, 2012 in Kirkwood, Missouri. Gingrich was in the St. Louis area to attend a fundraiser for Akin's U.S. Senate campaign against incumbent Claire McCaskill. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

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    So this is how you get a book deal these days? Todd Akin, the Missouri candidate made famous for his comments that victims of “legitimate rape” can’t get pregnant, says that after losing his Senate candidacy, he is considering writing a book. “I always believed that if you’re willing to work hard and try to do the right thing, things will work out for you,” Akin said about his future. Akin told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that it will take “a little time to recover from [the election] emotionally,” but said there is a “natural mechanism to get over it called the mortgage payment.”

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