Joy and Disappointment for House and Senate Races
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Akin Supporters Grieve
Supporters of GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin react to his defeat at an election night rally in Chesterfield, Mo. Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill won the Senate seat for Missouri. Earlier this year, Akin made controversial comments about abortion and "legitimate rape," which brought the race to a turning point for the candidates.