PBS NewsHour

GOP Sidelines Akin But Asserts It's 'Proud Pro-Life Party'

Clip: 08/21/2012 | 10m 40s

High-level Republicans continue to push Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) to end his senate bid after he questioned whether rape could lead to pregnancy. Garance Franke-Ruta of the Atlantic and Jon Ward of the Huffington Post join Judy Woodruff to discuss the controversy as the GOP reaffirms abortion as a key issue on the party platform.

Aired: 08/21/12

Rating: NR

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