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POLITICO: Akin invokes Joplin tornado to attack McCaskill

On June 2, 2011, POLITICO reported:

You’d think of all things, the Joplin, Mo. tornado that took 134 lives might be spared from partisan politics.

But Rep. Todd Akin is invoking the historic twister in a fundraising email against Democrat Claire McCaskill — a eye-raising move that is making even some Republicans uncomfortable as the clean-up continues in southwest Missouri.

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