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GOP effort to oust Roy Moore from Senate race grows

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The chorus of national Republican leaders speaking out against Alabama GOP nominee Roy Moore after allegations of sexual misconduct grew louder Tuesday, with House Speaker Paul Ryan joining the effort to oust him from the Senate race and Attorney General Jeff Sessions voicing confidence in Moore's...
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GOP Senators Believe Roy Moore's Accusers But Not Donald Trump's

GOP Senators Believe Roy Moore's Accusers But Not Donald Trump's

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They have no idea why and don't want to talk about it.
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Roy Moore and His Supporters Fire Back on Misconduct Accusations

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Roy S. Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate, and his supporters are trying to discredit and play down the mounting sexual misconduct allegations against him.
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Trump After Dark: What Moore Can You do? edition

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What more can be done about Roy Moore? The Republican National Committee has cut the Alabama Senate candidate off today. The National Republican Senatorial Committee already did. Local newspapers have panned him and demanded he step aside. Senators say they won't seat him, or will expel him swiftly. And yet, still, Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, is here, a potential wrench, and a clear public relations problem, for President Donald Trump's agenda. As accusations about Moore's inappropriate behavior with teenaged girls when he was a 30-something district attorney stack up, efforts...
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Someone impersonating a Washington Post reporter allegedly offered to pay women to make false claims against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore

Someone impersonating a Washington Post reporter allegedly offered to pay women to make false claims against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore

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At least one person said he received a robocall from someone trying to impersonate a Washington Post reporter.
The impersonator claimed he was willing to pay at least $5,000 to women who were "willing to make damaging remarks" about Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for an Alabama senate seat.
Other people appear to be smearing The Post, who first published the news of Moore's sexual assault scandal.
Following the Washington Post's report on a sexual assault scandal surrounding Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for an Alabama senate seat, at least one person in Creola, Alabama, said that...
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Anne Arundel Councilman Michael Peroutka listed on re-released letter of support for Roy Moore

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Anne Arundel County Councilman Michael Peroutka's name has been listed on a letter of support re-released after U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore from Alabama was accused of pursuing teenage girls - one as young as 14 - during his time as a district attorney. Peroutka's name is listed with 50 other...
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U.S. Senate leaders look to work with White House to block Moore

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that he wanted to work with the White House to explore ways to keep embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore from taking office if he wins a special election in Alabama.
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Alabama GOP Threatens Retaliation for Disloyalty to Moore

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Even as their counterparts in Washington ramp up pressure on Roy Moore, Republicans in Alabama are staying loyal.
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Republican National Committee Pulls Funding For Roy Moore's Senate Campaign

Republican National Committee Pulls Funding For Roy Moore's Senate Campaign

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Many GOP senators have called on him to drop out of the Alabama special election amid allegations of sexual assault.
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Senate Republicans poised to expel Moore if he wins

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans say that Alabama Senate GOP candidate Roy Moore is virtually certain to face a formal ethics complaint - which would lead to expulsion proceedings - should he get elected next month. It's an outcome that senior Republicans say privately is all but unavoidable after the embattled Senate hopeful was accused of sexual misconduct, including with a 14-year-old girl. The former Alabama Supreme Court justice is refusing to leave the race. McConnell initially outlined his thinking at his weekly leadership meeting earlier this week: The...
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The Latest: RNC cuts fundraising ties to Roy Moore

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on Roy Moore and the special election in Alabama for the U.S. Senate : 6:20 p.m. The Republican National Committee has severed its fundraising ties to Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. A Federal Election Commission filing late Tuesday shows that the national party is no longer part of the effort to raise money for Moore, the embattled GOP nominee facing allegations of molesting two teenagers when he was in his 30s.
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Republican National Committee drops Roy Moore amid the Alabama Senate candidate's sexual misconduct scandal

Republican National Committee drops Roy Moore amid the Alabama Senate candidate's sexual misconduct scandal

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Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore lost the financial support of the Republican National Committee on Monday, amid a growing sexual misconduct scandal surrounding him.
The RNC ended its joint fundraising agreement with Moore, according to a senior party official cited by Politico .
At least five women have accused Moore of varying degrees of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s.
Moore has denied the allegations and vowed to stay in the Senate race, despite calls for him to step aside.
The embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore just lost the financial...
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RNC pulls out of funding agreement with US Senate candidate Roy Moore

RNC pulls out of funding agreement with US Senate candidate Roy Moore

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The Republican National Committee has pulled out of a joint fundraising agreement with embattled Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore.
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