http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Akin seeks to improve image with female voters http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/akin-seeks-improve-image-female-voters <p>Congressman Todd Akin is trying to improve his image with female voters. &nbsp;On Tuesday night, Akin held an event featuring numerous women voicing their support for him. It was his first appearance in St. Louis since his now infamous comments concerning "legitimate rape."</p><p>Since then, Akin's campaign for U.S. Senate has largely stuck to campaigning in the rural areas of Missouri, avoiding his congressional district in St. Louis County -- at least until now.</p><p>The event had well over a hundred women, mostly middle aged and predominantly conservative Christian.</p><p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 04:48:19 +0000 Chris McDaniel 4650 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Akin seeks to improve image with female voters