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11:51am — CNN: Romney will not pull support from Mourdock

Governor Mitt Romney will not pull his support from Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock, Dana Bash reports on CNN.

The Romney campaign has denied requests to take down a television ad endorsing Mourdock, Bash quotes unnamed sources as telling her.

UPDATE:

Bash’s report followed a televised press conference in which Mourdock sought to clarify his comments that a conception resulting from rape was as God intended. Mourdock said he abhors violence and sexual violence in all its forms. He said his words had been twisted in an attempt by his opponents to score political points.

UPDATE 2:

A second prominent Republican has broken ranks to condemn Mourdock. The Associated Press reports that Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) has cancelled a scheduled trip to Indiana Wednesday to campaign with Mourdock:

Ayotte’s spokesman, Jeff Grappone, said Wednesday that the senator disagrees with Mourdock’s comments, which do not represent her views. Ayotte was scheduled to campaign with Mourdock on Wednesday, but canceled her trip and is in New Hampshire instead.

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