List of most conservative, most liberal comes out; Todd Akin crowned most conservative

The National Journal is out with its list of the most conservative and liberal members of congress for 2012.

Topping the conservative list - former senate candidate and republican Todd Akin of Missouri. (


Akin's statement on so-called 'legitimate rape' gave democrats a platform on women's issues during the 2012 election.


However, naming the "most liberal" congressman was more difficult. There was a fourteen-way tie.


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