Senator Burr urges Akin to withdraw from Mo. race after rape comments

The office of N.C. Senator Richard Burr released the following statement on Congressman Todd Akin and the Missouri Senate Race:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) issued the following statement regarding Republican Congressman Todd Akin and the Missouri Senate race:

“Congressman Akin’s comments about rape were outrageous, offensive, and, simply put, wrong. I urge him to do the right thing and withdraw from the Missouri Senate race now.”


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