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In Debate, McCaskill Avoids Attacking Akin on ‘Legitimate Rape’

Throughout the debate between Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill and her Republican challenger Todd Akin, the term “legitimate rape” never happened to come up. McCaskill is currently running ads featuring rape survivors, so she’s clearly not shy about using the issue in the campaign. Politico notes that both sides steered clear of the campaign’s most controversial issues, from Akin’s bizarre understanding of female biology to McCaskill’s improper use of taxpayer money for her private plane. Strange.

McCaskill Avoids ‘Legitimate Rape’ in Debate