U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., announces his candidacy for U.S. Senate Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in Creve Coeur, Mo. Akin joins former state Treasurer and fellow Republican Sarah Steelman in challenging ... more 
U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., announces his candidacy for U.S. Senate Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in Creve Coeur, Mo. Akin joins former state Treasurer and fellow Republican Sarah Steelman in challenging incumbent Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jeff Roberson
Tue, May 17, 2011 1:22 PM EDT