(Updated from 5:43 p.m. EDT with a comment from Honeywell, and clarification on Emerson's total donations to Akin.)
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Emerson Electric (EMR) is the biggest corporate supporter of the U.S. Senate campaign for Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), who's under pressure to resign for saying women's bodies can fend off pregnancy in the case of a "legitimate rape."
Akin has received $10,000 from the St. Louis, Mo.-based manufacturing and technology company's political action committee for his U.S. Senate campaign against incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. Akin has received another $26,200 from individuals who work with Emerson, according to opensecrets.org.
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