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August 20th, KMEG News, Steve King Defends Todd Akin

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Published on Aug 20, 2012

0:11 King says he didn't want to give his thoughts on Akin's comment because he wasn't sure of the context of the remark. However king says he supports Todd Akin's character. "Todd Akin is a strong, Christian man, with a wonderful family."

0:45 But, King says, instead of focusing on one phrase... and turning it into a national issue, voters should focus on the big picture. "I think this election should be about, how did Todd Akin vote and what did he vote for and what did he stand for and in this case, I'm seeing the same thing... Petty personal attacks substituting for strong policy."

1:13 Right now, Medicaid also covers abortions for victims of statutory rape or incest - for ample, a 12 year old who gets pregnant. Congressman King says he's not aware of any young victims like that. "Well I just haven't heard of that being a circumstance that's been brought to me in any personal way, and I'd be open to discussion about that subject matter.

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