Akin Advisers Ready for Candidate to Withdraw From Race Tuesday – Schweich and Wagner Mentioned as Replacements

It’s over for Akin.
Advisers are readying for him to withdraw from the race tomorrow.
TPM reported:

Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin’s advisers are making preparations to withdraw from the race Tuesday, GOP operative Richard Grenell and RedState.com editor Erick Erickson report. Grenell cited “GOP sources” in his tweet announcing the withdrawal, which has yet to be confirmed by Akin.

Twitchy has more.

State Auditor Tom Schweich and Congressional candidate Ann Wagner are being mentioned as a replacement.

John Ashcroft, Jim Talent, and Kit Bond are also being mentioned as replacement candidates.

Crossroads and the NRSC withdrew support for Akin earlier today.

Comments