If Akin Remains In, the NRSC Will Spend Nothing on Mo. Senate Race

A source with the National Republican Senatorial Committee just confirmed to me what various outlets have been reporting: If Todd Akin remains the Senate candidate, the NRSC will invest no financial resources into the Missouri Senate race. Previously, the NRSC had planned to spend $5 million.

And Crossroads has already taken some TV ads off the air, reports Politico

If Akin does remain in the race, he’s going to be relying, it appears, virtually exclusively on whatever his campaign raises, without any financial help from outside groups. 

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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