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In Race Against Roy Moore, Democratic Candidate Is Mostly on His Own

Alabama Democrats see a rare chance of victory in the Senate special election. But the party is too diminished to give its candidate, Doug Jones, much help.

Ministers (Protestant) nytimes.com

Quandary for Alabama Pastors: What to Say About Roy Moore

Appalled by the allegations against the Senate candidate, but hesitant to alienate churchgoers who support him, many ministers steered clear of the race in Sunday sermons.

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Trump swipes at Flake, calls his career 'toast'

President Donald Trump slammed Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake on Twitter on Sunday evening, calling his political career "toast" after he was caught on mic criticizing the President and Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore at an event on Saturday.

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GOP Senator slams Trump on hot mic

President Trump tweeted a response to Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's comments. Flake was caught on a hot mic saying the GOP is "toast" if it becomes the party of Roy Moore and Donald Trump.

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McConnell hints at Roy Moore replacement

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggests US Attorney General Jeff Sessions could be a potential write-in candidate to replace Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race.

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The Senator says she does not believe Roy Moore's denials of sexual abuse and hopes Alabama voters don't elect him

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins said on Sunday that she does not believe Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore's denials of the sexual allegations against him and hopes the state's voters do not send him to Washington.

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Collins: I hope Moore doesn't win

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) tells CNN's Jake Tapper she believes the allegations against Judge Roy Moore are "credible," and that she does not want him in the Senate.

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Alabama's biggest newspapers urge voters to 'reject Roy Moore'

The three biggest newspapers in Alabama have a message for their readers: "Stand for Decency, Reject Roy Moore."

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Robert Mugabe, Roy Moore, Republican Party: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

Moore, Roy S nytimes.com

For Roy Moore, a Long History of Combat and Controversy

The current furor surrounding the Senate candidate has played out like a concentrated version of his battle-filled career.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Alabama Thought It Had Seen Enough Scandal. Then Came Roy Moore.

The allegations against the Senate candidate represent just the latest political scandal in a state that has known plenty of them.

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Moore accuser: 'It was full on assault'

Tina Johnson, who accused Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of groping her when she was a teenager, talks to CNN's Erin Burnett about her experience.

Moore, Roy S nytimes.com

As Woman After Woman Accuses Roy Moore of Misconduct, One Leads His Defense

Kayla Moore, the wife of the embattled Senate candidate, offered a spirited defense of him on Friday: “He will not step down.”

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U.S. Senate candidate Moore's wife says 'he will not step down'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The wife of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama said on Friday her husband would not end his campaign in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, dismissing reports about his past behavior toward some women as political attacks.

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Senate candidate Moore's wife says 'he will not step down'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The wife of Republican Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore said on Friday her husband would not end his campaign in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, dismissing reports about his past behavior toward some women as political attacks.

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Opinion: How to Escape From Roy Moore’s Evangelicalism

If you don’t think right-wing politics should dominate Christian life, where can you find the right congregation?

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Trump invites a new round of scrutiny over past sexual harassment accusations levied against him

President Donald Trump, who has largely stayed mum on the allegations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore, blasted Democratic Sen. Al Franken Thursday night after a woman said he groped and kissed her without her consent.

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Moore trails in new poll

Democrat Doug Jones has opened up an eight-point lead in the US Senate race in Alabama amid multiple sexual abuse allegations against Republican Roy Moore, according to a new Fox News poll released Thursday.

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Trump says U.S. Senate candidate Moore should leave race if allegations true

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump finds the sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore "troubling" and thinks he should leave the race if they are true, the White House said on Thursday, as party leaders in Alabama stood by their nominee.

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Trump stops short of saying U.S. Senate candidate Moore should leave race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump believes Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore should step aside if sexual misconduct allegations against him are true, the White House said on Thursday, while state party leaders in Alabama vowed to stand by their nominee.

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Roy Moore continues to deny allegations as more women come forward

Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Thursday continued to deny the allegations against him as more women continue to come forward.

Moore, Roy S nytimes.com

Alabama G.O.P. Says It Stands Behind Roy Moore

Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy S. Moore, the Alabama Republican Party intends to stick by its nominee for a United States Senate seat.

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Meet Moore's strongest defender -- his wife

While Roy Moore faces accusations from several women that he pursued sexual relationships with them when they were teenagers, one person has emerged as his strongest defender -- his wife, Kayla.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Moore, Trump and the Right’s New Religion

I no longer see Christ in American conservatism.

Bee, Samantha nytimes.com

Best of Late Night: Samantha Bee Says Abuse Problem Is Bigger Than Roy Moore

High-profile allegations should not overshadow the pervasiveness of sexual harassment, Ms. Bee said.

Elections, Senate nytimes.com

How the Roy Moore Sexual Misconduct Scandal Has Evolved

Initially, Roy Moore seemed like an easy winner of a Senate seat in Alabama. But allegations of sexual misconduct have changed the scope of the race.

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Two more women accuse Senate candidate Moore of sexual misconduct

(Reuters) - Two more women came forward on Wednesday with allegations of sexual misconduct against embattled Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, one accusing him of groping her and the other of forcing a kiss on her when she was about 18.

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Roy Moore writes an open letter to Sean Hannity

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Opinion: Roy Moore case spotlights a risk to young girls

People are looking in shocked disgust at the defenders of Roy Moore. How can so many Alabamans throw their support behind Moore, the Republican nominee for a United States Senate seat there, who is accused of pursuing or sexually abusing teens -- including a 14 year-old -- back when he was in his 30s? Moore denies the allegations, and is threatening to sue the Washington Post, where the report appeared last week.

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Sixth woman accuses U.S. Senate candidate Moore of sexual misconduct

(Reuters) - A sixth woman came forward on Wednesday with allegations of sexual misconduct against embattled Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, accusing him of groping her while she was in his Alabama law office on legal business in 1991, when he was married.

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Opinion: #MeAt14 shows how hideous Moore's case is

Just when I thought the sexual harassment and assault allegations against men such as Harvey Weinstein, James Toback and Louis C.K. couldn't get any more repulsive or any creepier, I then hear the sickening allegations swirling around Alabama senatorial candidate Roy Moore, and learn that I am wrong. Five women have now come forward to accuse the judge of pursuing them or sexually abusing them as teenagers, with one of the victims, Leigh Corfman, claiming she was just 14 years old when the then 32-year-old Moore drove her to his house in the woods, and then kissed and inappropriately touched her body.

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Gloria Allred calls on Moore to testify under oath

Gloria Allred, the attorney representing an Alabama woman who claims Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager, says if Moore testifies under oath, then she will agree to have the yearbook examined by an expert.

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Senate candidate's attorney demands accuser hand over inscription for verification by experts

Former Judge Roy Moore continues to deny allegations of sexual abuse against him, his attorney Phillip L. Jauregui said at a news conference Wednesday, during which he attempted to cast doubt on the story of one of Moore's accusers.

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Trump dodges questions on Moore

President Donald Trump, fresh off his Asia trip, discussed the success of his political trip, while avoiding questions on whether Roy Moore should leave the Senate race in Alabama.

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Ivanka Trump: Special place in hell for people who prey on kids

Ivanka Trump spoke out for the first time against embattled Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of pursuing sexual relationships with teenagers when he was in his early thirties. Her father, President Donald Trump, meanwhile, has largely stayed mum on the issue.

Moore, Roy S nytimes.com

Roy Moore’s Campaign Pushes Back at Accuser

At a news conference, a lawyer for Mr. Moore’s campaign suggested that a purported message to one of his accusers in a yearbook may have been a forgery.

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Attorney to accuser: Release yearbook

Phillip Jauregui, the attorney for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, is demanding that Beverly Young Nelson, who came forward accusing Moore of sexual assault, and her attorney Gloria Allred release Nelson's yearbook so that forensic experts can determine the legitimacy of Moore's signature in it.

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Trump is still silent on Roy Moore scandal

President Donald Trump is not known for being shy when it comes to hot-button political questions. But he's been unusually quiet, or circumspect, when it comes the scandal enveloping Alabama Republican Roy Moore's Senate campaign.

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Roy Moore's attorney invokes MSNBC host's cultural 'background'

An attorney for Roy Moore on Wednesday compared Moore's dating habits to arranged marriage and suggested that MSNBC host Ali Velshi's "background" would help him understand Moore's "process."

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Hannity: Roy Moore has 24 hours

Sean Hannity sent a stern message to Roy Moore, suggesting Moore explain his "inconsistencies" or remove himself from the Alabama Senate race.

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Analysis: 4 reasons a Sessions write-in campaign might fail

The idea of Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigning his post to run a write-in campaign for his old Alabama Senate seat -- and thereby thwarting the chances of embattled GOP nominee Roy Moore -- is all the rage in Washington right now.

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McConnell floats Sessions' name to replace Roy Moore

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell floated Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a replacement for Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct and assault of teenagers when he was in his 30s.

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Borger: Defending Moore is a fool's errand

The stories about Roy Moore and his predatory behavior with teenage girls while he was in his 30s are damning: five women, none of whom volunteered to speak out happily, all of whom have kept a dark secret for decades. The trail of people who now recall Moore trolling the mall for young girls.

Jews and Judaism nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Roy Moore Reminds Me of My Rabbi

When a religious man violates you, you aren’t robbed just of your dignity. You are also robbed of your faith.

Moore, Roy S nytimes.com

Could a Democrat Actually Win a Senate Seat in Alabama? Precedents Are Few, but Telling

The Roy Moore race tests the limits of what might be the most Republican state in the country.

Colbert, Stephen nytimes.com

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Unloads on Roy Moore

Mr. Colbert highlighted reports that Mr. Moore had a reputation in the 1980s for hanging out in shopping malls, trying to chat with teenage girls.

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Roy Moore says media is harassing him

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore says he's being hounded by the news media over sexual allegations against him, while briefly addressing the controversy Tuesday night.

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Ex-worker: Moore on mall watch list

CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks to a man who worked at the local mall in Roy Moore's hometown who says Moore was on a mall watch list because he was "bothering girls in the mall."

Alabama nytimes.com

Roy Moore and His Supporters Fire Back on Misconduct Accusations

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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U.S. Senate leaders look to work with White House to block Moore

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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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Jeff Sessions, Taxes, Roy Moore: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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GOP takes another step back from Senate candidate accused of pursuing women when they were teens

The Republican National Committee has withdrawn from a joint fundraising agreement with Roy Moore, according to a Federal Election Commission filing posted Tuesday, as the GOP establishment continues to break ties with the Alabama Senate candidate.

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Trump and McConnell talked about how to address Roy Moore situation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he spoke with President Donald Trump from Vietnam about the Roy Moore situation, and will have "further discussions" with him when the President returns.

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Senate leaders look to work with White House to block Moore

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that he wants to work with the White House to explore ways to keep embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore from taking office.

Moore, Roy S nytimes.com

Roy Moore, Long Divisive in His Hometown, and Even More So Now

Amid long-whispered rumors and allegations of sexual impropriety, an Alabama county seeks to make sense of its most famous resident.

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5 ways the Roy Moore saga could end

In four weeks, Alabama will go to the polls to elect a new US senator, but recent and mounting allegations of sexual misconduct by Republican nominee Roy Moore have thrown the contest into disarray, with top GOP officials in Washington calling on their party's candidate to step aside.

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Sessions, Ryan say they believe U.S Senate candidate Moore's accusers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pressure on U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore to abandon his campaign increased on Tuesday, with two more prominent Republicans saying they believe sexual misconduct allegations against the Alabama man are credible.

Elections, Senate nytimes.com

What Can Republicans Do About Roy Moore? Here Are Their Options.

Ballots have been printed, and absentee voting has begun in Alabama, leaving Republicans with few options to stop Mr. Moore’s campaign for the Senate.

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Sessions: 'no reason to doubt' Roy Moore's accusers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday he "has no reason to doubt" five women who have accused U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct with them when they were in their teens.

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Sessions says he has 'no reason to doubt' Moore accusers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday he did not doubt the accusations leveled against the man running to fill his old seat in the Senate.

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Ryan: Roy Moore should step aside in Senate race

House Speaker Paul Ryan called allegations leveled against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore about pursuing relationships with teenage girls and committing sexual assault "credible" and that he should step aside.

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The not-so-far-fetched next steps in Alabama

The pressure just keeps on mounting on Alabama Republican Roy Moore.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Roy Moore and the G.O.P.

The party’s Senate candidate in Alabama has called sexual misconduct accusations against him a Democratic plot. The majority leader urged him to quit.

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Jeff Sessions, Roy Moore, Digital Pill: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Europe Edition: Iran, Italy, Roy Moore: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Moore accuser: I thought he would rape me

Alabama resident Beverly Young Nelson claims Roy Moore assaulted her in his truck when she was working as a waitress in the 1970s.

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Navarro on GOP: Grand Old Pedophiles?

CNN political commentator Ana Navarro reacts to women accusing Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for a Senate seat in Alabama, of sexual abuse.

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Roy Moore: Allegations are 'absolutely false'

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and his wife, Kayla Moore, react to new sexual misconduct allegations brought against him by an Alabama woman, Beverly Young Nelson, who claims Moore assaulted her when she was 16 years old.

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Senate Republicans look for exit strategy in Moore saga

Republicans across Congress unleashed forceful condemnations urging Alabama Senate nominee Roy Moore to abandon his bid. But with no sign that he will heed their calls, GOP leaders and rank-and-file members were less clear Monday night on what should be done next if Moore is elected next month.

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More than 20 Republicans call for Roy Moore to step aside

Since Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore was accused by five women of pursuing relationships with him when they were teenagers, fellow Republicans have weighed in on what he should do ahead of the state's election on December 12.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Editorial: Mitch McConnell Believes the Women. Good for Him.

Don’t hold your breath waiting for real change, but the Senate majority leader has set a good example by accepting the word of Roy Moore’s accusers.

topNews reuters.com

Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday urging Roy Moore, the party's Senate candidate in Alabama, to quit the race as a fifth woman came forward with allegations Moore had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago.

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Roy Moore would be first senator expelled in 155 years

On Monday afternoon, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner said the Senate should vote to expel Roy Moore in the increasingly-unlikely event the Alabama Republican nominee wins a special election on December 12.

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U.S. Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday urging Roy Moore, the party's Senate candidate in Alabama, to quit the race as a fifth woman came forward with allegations Moore had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago.

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Roy Moore, Iran, General Electric: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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How Roy Moore ruled in a past child rape case

Following new sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, his past ruling on a sex abuse case comes into question. CNN's Jake Tapper has the details.

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Woman accuses the Alabama Republican Senate candidate of sexually assaulting her when she was 16

An Alabama woman alleges Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager, her attorney Gloria Allred said Monday.

Moore, Roy S nytimes.com

Roy Moore: A Fifth Accusation and a Push to Quit

Roy S. Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, was accused of sexual misconduct by a fifth woman. Republicans in the Senate have called for him to drop out of the campaign.

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Sen. Cory Gardner: Moore should be expelled if he wins

Sen. Cory Gardner, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said Monday that if Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore "refuses to withdraw and wins, the Senate should vote to expel him."

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Analysis: Roy Moore almost certainly isn't going to be a senator

If you thought Roy Moore's political future couldn't get any more bleak after four women went on the record with The Washington Post alleging that the Alabama Republican Senate nominee sought relationships with them when they were between 14 and 18, today showed things could get worse for Moore. Much, much worse.

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Senate Republican leaders call on Alabama candidate Moore to 'step aside'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday calling for Roy Moore, the party's Senate candidate in Alabama, to withdraw from the race over allegations he had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Right and Left React to the Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Roy Moore

Writers from across the political spectrum on the Alabama Senate race that has been upended by accusations that the Republican candidate once made sexual advances toward teenagers.

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Supporter compares allegations to lawn mower theft

Alabama political reporter and Roy Moore supporter Brandon Moseley compares the Alabama Senate candidate's allegations of touching a 14-year-old to stealing a lawnmower.

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Analysis: Will Trump tell Moore to drop out?

On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell went there in regard to the candidacy of embattled former Alabama state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

McConnell Calls for Roy Moore to Drop Out of Senate Race

After initially saying that Roy Moore should end his campaign if misconduct charges are true, Senator Mitch McConnell declared that he believes the accusers.

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McConnell looking at options, including write-ins

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tells reporters he believes the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore.

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'I believe the women' accusing the Senate nominee of sexual misconduct, Senate's top Republican says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell believes the allegations against Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore and that Moore should leave the race, the Kentucky Republican said Monday.

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Senate Republican leader calls on Alabama candidate Moore to 'step aside'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday called on the party's Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore to "step aside" because of allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago.

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Senate Republican leader says Alabama nominee Moore should 'step aside'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday called on Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore to "step aside," saying he believed the woman who accused Moore of inappropriate sexual contact, the Associated Press reported.

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How Senate Republicans Have Reacted to the Roy Moore Allegations

The chamber Mr. Moore hopes to join has turned away from him, with most Republican senators saying he should end his campaign if the accusations are true.

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Moore threatens to sue Washington Post over report

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore says he will sue the Washington Post over its report alleging he pursued sexual relationships with teenagers -- including a 14-year-old -- when he was in his 30s.

Hannity, Sean nytimes.com

Media Memo: A Rightward Tilt and Big Ratings at Fox News

The network’s prime time hosts, who gave Roy Moore the benefit of the doubt over sexual misconduct allegations, have been drawing viewers after a slump.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: Yes, the G.O.P. Can Block Roy Moore

The Republicans aren’t powerless to prevent Alabama from sending him to the Senate.

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SNL gets tough on Roy Moore, Fox News defends him

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump Officials Urge Caution on Judging Roy Moore as Senators Pull Support

Officials said that Mr. Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenagers, should be allowed to defend himself against the allegations.

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Kellyanne Conway weighs in on Roy Moore

Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway says that actions allegedly committed by Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore 'should disqualify anyone.' CNN's Fredricka Whitfield has the story.

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DC weighs in on Roy Moore allegations

Some of Washington's biggest names in politics weighed in on reports about Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore's alleged sexual misconduct Sunday morning.

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Roy Moore, Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

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For ‘Saturday Night Live,’ No Shortage of Targets, Including Louis C.K. and Roy Moore

The sexual misdeeds of prominent men gave “S.N.L.” plenty of topical grist. But some of the accused came in for tougher treatment than others.

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'SNL' roasts Moore on misconduct allegations

"Saturday Night Live" did not hold back in taking aim at Roy Moore in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct against him.