According to The Washington Post, Akin told reporters on Tuesday that he feels like Harry Truman, once tossed aside by his own party before returning to win the presidency. “We’re going to do it again,” he reportedly said.
He may be right, too. The Senate Conservatives Fund, a super PAC built by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC), said Tuesday it was polling its members about potentially funding Akin’s race, which an internal memo called “winnable,” according to Politico.
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