Biden Ties Mourdock, Akin to Romney-Ryan Ticket

Kenosha, Wisc. -- Vice President Biden waited until he was in Paul Ryan's home state, and Reince Priebus' home town to take a swipe at the Republican presidential ticket for their party association with Senate candidates Richard Mourdock and Todd Akin.

"Here's the truth, they made it very, very clear, made it very clear that they do not believe a woman has a right to control her own body," Biden said during his campaign stop Friday at the University of Wisconsin - Parkside.

"They can't even, they can't even get up the gumption to condemn the statements made by two of their candidates for United States Senate," Biden continued. "It's not enough to tell me you don't agree. It's having the moral courage to stand up and say what they said was wrong, simply wrong."

In fact, Mitt Romney did call on Todd Akin to resign after the Missouri Senate candidate said women's bodies have ways of preventing pregnancy in cases of "legitimate rape." The Romney campaign also issued a statement distancing the candidate from Richard Mourdock's comment that "even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that is something that God intended to happen."

"We disagree on the policy regarding exceptions for rape and incest, but still support him," Romney campaign spokesman Andrea Saul said, of Mourdock's Senate bid in Indiana.

But at a campaign stop in Cincinnati Thursday, Romney ignored questions from reporters about whether he still supports Indiana Senate candidate Mourdock, for whom he has taped a campaign ad.

Romney has stated he is pro-life but believes in exceptions for abortion in the case of rape, incest, or when life of the mother is threatened.