As Twitchy reported, the calls for Rep. Akin to drop out of the Missouri U.S. Senate race keep coming. However, Rep. Akin just reiterated his decision to stay in the race.

Listen for yourself:

Twitter users react and aren’t too pleased, to say the least.

Others hope for unity.

The Left is pleased.

Twitchy will continue to monitor and update with developments.

Update: Rep. Akin will be speaking with’s Dana Loesch shortly.



Putting it mildly.

He reaffirmed that he’s not getting out again this afternoon.

Update: Akin appeared on Sean Hannity’s radio show yesterday and said he was staying in.

He did it again today:

Todd Akin to Sean Hannity: ‘My interest in this race has to do with America’; Akin digs in

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