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VIDEO: GOP Senate candidate from Missouri ignites firestorm over 'legitimate rape' comment

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, (R-Mo.) a candidate for the U.S. Senate, over the weekend explained that he would ban abortion and didn't believe an exception was necessary in cases of rape -- because he's heard that women's bodies can shut down their reproductive systems and prevent becoming pregnant if they're "legitimately" raped.

Issues topping US election

The war in Iraq topped the political agenda when Americans elected a new Congress 15 months ago, but as voters in 24 states prepare for tomorrow's Super Tuesday presidential primaries and caucuses.