Todd Akin: I'm Staying In The Race Newscom ByIgor BobicPublishedAugust 21, 2012, 1:21 PM EDT Appearing on Gov. Mike Huckabee's radio show on Tuesday, Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin said he was indeed staying in the race. "I want to make things absolutely clear," Akin told Huckabee. "We are going to continue with this race for the United States Senate. Akin added that his campaign is seeing a "tremendous outpouring of support" from grassroots organizations.