The Republican from the St. Louis suburb of Town and Country defeated Democrat Arthur Lieber and Libertarian Steve Mosbacher in the district that covers parts of three counties - St. Louis, St. Charles and Lincoln.
In his book "Firing Back," former Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin rails against Democrats, the national media, and the betrayal of fellow republicans who he says didn't just throw him under the bus, they backed the bus up, did it again,...
Former Missouri Congressman Todd Akin is firing back in a new tell all book taking on what he calls media bullies, backroom bosses, and liberals in both parties. The book isn't due to be released until next week but publishers sent Leisa Zigman and advanced copy.
Rocky Sickman, who lives in St. Louis, was a U.S. Marine in 1979, stationed at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, when he was among 52 hostages taken. Sickmann and the other hostages were held captive for 444 days.