Bay Area lawmakers and women’s rights advocates have joined the call for Missouri Republican Todd Akin to end his Senate campaign after he claimed that victims of what he called “legitimate rape” can keep themselves from getting pregnant.
Ever since Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney introduced Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, there has been a maelstrom of reactions from both parties.
Mitt Romney holds a huge lead over his nearest competitor, Rick Santorum, in the latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll.
Mitt Romney wins first campaign victory of 2012 by razor-thin margin over Rick Santorum. Ron Paul followed with 21 percent.
The group will end the tour in Tampa, Florida, where it will host the first-ever Tea Party presidential debate.
There isn’t much evidence of it here in California, but the 2012 presidential campaign is in full swing now, with more Republican candidates throwing their hats in the ring every day.