Leading into weekend campaigning, supporters of the two leading candidates for the U.S. Senate race in Missouri show no sign of slackening efforts.
Former House Speaker and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich called the Missouri Senate race unique among other contests in the country.
Republican Congressman Todd Akin is defending his statement comparing his opponent, Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, to a dog.
Incumbent Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill and Republican challenger Todd Akin squared off in their final debate of the campaign Thursday night. Those hoping for a slugfest were probably disappointed.