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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.

Tambor, Jeffrey nytimes.com

Jeffrey Tambor Leaves ‘Transparent’ After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Mr. Tambor denies the allegations, but said he could not return to the show “given the politicized atmosphere that seems to have afflicted our set.”

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Klobuchar takes sponsorship of Franken's sexual assault bill

Sen. Amy Klobuchar has taken over the sponsorship of a bill championed by fellow Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken that aims to help survivors of sexual assault.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

‘Revolt’ in France Against Sexual Harassment Hits Cultural Resistance

Many in France call sexual harassment a national emergency, but cultural and legal barriers discourage women from complaining about harassment in the workplace.

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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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Republican Collins wants more middle income help in U.S. Senate tax bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Susan Collins said on Sunday she wants changes in the U.S. Senate tax reform legislation that would bring more relief to middle income Americans.

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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.

Sinn Fein nytimes.com

Gerry Adams, Irish Republican Leader, to Step Down From Sinn Fein

After more than 30 years leading the nationalist party, the divisive politician says he will pass the baton next year.

Sex Crimes nytimes.com

Trump Stirs Sexual Misconduct Debate

By criticizing Senator Al Franken for inappropriate behavior, President Trump has reignited the debate around his own alleged misconduct.

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.

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The President's aides try to prevent comparisons to Trump, who's been accused of sexual misconduct by more than a dozen women

As a swirl of sexual impropriety allegations roil Washington, President Donald Trump's top aides are trying to inoculate him from comparisons with the stories of more than a dozen women who have accused Trump of sexual misconduct.

Midterm Elections (2018) nytimes.com

Republican Governors’ 2018 Dilemma: What to Do About Trump?

Republican governors gathered in Austin amid grave misgivings over the impact that President Trump will have on the party’s control over statehouses.

companyNews reuters.com

RPT-Pro-trade U.S. Republicans get nervous that NAFTA talks could fail

MEXICO CITY, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Pro-trade Republicans in the U.S. Congress are growing worried that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to quit the NAFTA free trade deal entirely rather than negotiate a compromise that preserves its core benefits.

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Ohio judge posts sexual past on Facebook

Ohio governor candidate Bill O'Neill detailed his sexual past in a Facebook post after he says he got tired of how the media was treating politicians accused of misconduct.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

White House Memo: In Mocking Franken Over Claims of Sexual Misconduct, Trump Joins a Debate He Started

A typical politician with President Trump’s history would stay far away from discussing someone else’s behavior lest it dredge his own back into the spotlight.

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.

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Pro-trade Republicans get nervous that NAFTA talks could fail

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Pro-trade Republicans in the U.S. Congress are growing worried that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to quit the NAFTA free trade deal entirely rather than negotiate a compromise that preserves its core benefits.

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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Alabama Senate election winner due to be certified in late December

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The outcome of Alabama's Dec. 12 U.S. Senate election probably will not be certified until Dec. 26 at the earliest, a state official said on Friday, making it unlikely the race will affect major year-end legislation in Congress including Republican tax cuts.

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Pro-trade U.S. Republicans get nervous that NAFTA talks could fail

MEXICO CITY, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Pro-trade Republicans in the U.S. Congress are growing worried that U.S. President Donald Trump may try to quit the NAFTA free trade deal entirely rather than negotiate a compromise that preserves its core benefits.

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Florida men found guilty of illegally transferring money from Venezuela

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The owners of a Florida construction equipment exporter were convicted of illegally transferring more than $100 million from businesses largely in Venezuela to U.S. and foreign bank accounts.

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Pentagon discloses data on sexual assault reports on military bases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Friday disclosed for the first time base-by-base data on sexual assault reports, showing a higher number of reports at big military installations like Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia as well as overseas hubs like South Korea.

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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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Republicans and Democrats offer wildly different views of what the Senate tax plan will do. We ran the numbers

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What's next for the Republican tax plan

Senate Republicans are poised to return after the Thanksgiving break and begin debating their tax bill on the floor, but don't expect the body to move forward without a bit more controversy.

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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.

Evangelical Movement nytimes.com

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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Republican calls 'bullcrap' on Democrat during tax debate

The Senate finance committee advanced Republicans' plans to overhaul the tax system on Thursday night, but not without a fiery argument between senators just minutes before the vote.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

On Washington: Days of Shrugging Off Sexual Misconduct at the Capitol May Be Over

Lawmakers see a possible turning point against inappropriate behavior that has been tolerated on Capitol Hill because of political power.

Sexual Harassment nytimes.com

Trump, a Veteran of Sexual Harassment Accusations, Scolds Franken

In a pair of tweets late Thursday night, President Trump weighed in on the sexual assault allegations surrounding Senator Al Franken.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Alabama Senate Race Aggravates Deep Divide in Republican Party

The divisions that have split Republican leadership from its grass roots have sunk to a new level because of the Alabama Senate candidate.

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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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U.S. towns, cities fear taxpayer revolt if Republicans kill deduction

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From Pataskala, Ohio, to Conroe, Texas, local government leaders worry that if Republican tax-overhaul plans moving through the U.S. Congress become law, it will be harder for them to pave streets, put out fires, fight crime and pay teachers.

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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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Will Hollywood's sexual-misconduct reckoning result in lasting change?

Since the Harvey Weinstein allegations surfaced, Hollywood has been buffeted by waves of new sexual-misconduct allegations against people both in front of and behind the camera. The question now is whether and how the entertainment industry can transform that outpouring of outrage and disgust into action.

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Opinion: Sexual harassment is bigger than party politics

There's a bad case of selective amnesia spreading through Washington these days and it has infected the public debate about sexual harassment.

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Republicans, Franken, Mugabe: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

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

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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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The 13 Republicans who voted 'no'

The House of Representatives passed major tax reform legislation Thursday, despite 13 House Republicans joining all House Democrats to oppose the bill.

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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.

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Billionaire founder of Insys pleads not guilty to opioid bribe scheme

BOSTON (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded not guilty to charges that he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based spray intended for cancer patients.

Theater nytimes.com

Old Vic Says 20 People Reported Misconduct by Kevin Spacey

The London theater released the findings of an investigation into Mr. Spacey’s behavior before and during his time as artistic director there.

Republican Party nytimes.com

Republican Tax Plans Put Corporations Over People

There are tough choices at the heart of the Republicans tax bills speeding through Congress, and they make clear the party values deep and lasting tax cuts for corporations above all else.

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Republican senator: Tax plan needs more relief for pass-through businesses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican senator who has publicly opposed the current draft of the Senate tax reform plan said on Thursday he wants to see more tax relief for pass-through businesses, like partnerships, because he sees them as the source of U.S. economic growth.

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Billionaire founder of Insys to plead not guilty to opioid bribe scheme

BOSTON (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc was expected to appear in federal court in Boston on Thursday to plead not guilty to charges that he participated in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based cancer pain drug.

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Republicans optimistic they'll pass their tax plan

House Republicans are prepared to pass a massive tax overhaul Thursday -- a feat that hasn't been accomplished in three decades -- likely without the political fireworks or internal heartache that nearly sank the House's Obamacare repeal bill earlier this year.

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.

topNews reuters.com

Angelina Jolie condemns sexual violence against Rohingya women refugees

DHAKA (Reuters) - Filmstar Angelina Jolie has condemned sexual violence inflicted on Rohingya women in Myanmar's Rakhine State, where a military counter-insurgency operation has sent hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees across the border to Bangladesh.

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Republican governors say they were jarred by Democrats' easy victory in the Virginia race last week

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'The Royals' creator suspended after sexual harassment allegations

"One Tree Hill" creator Mark Schwahn has been suspended from his current series, E!'s "The Royals," following accusations of sexual harassment by colleagues who've worked with him in the past and on his latest series.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Washington Memo: ‘What About Bill?’ Sexual Misconduct Debate Revives Questions About Clinton

Conservatives resurrect charges as a political cudgel, but some liberals say it may be time to rethink their defense of the former president.

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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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Republicans press U.S.-Russia uranium deal probe despite no wrongdoing findings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers are pressing forward with an investigation into the 2010 sale of a Canadian uranium company, which owned 20 percent of U.S. uranium supplies, to a Russian government firm, despite five congressional inquiries having found no evidence of wrongdoing.

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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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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.

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.

politicsNews reuters.com

Two Senate Republicans critical of party's tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate and give permanent tax cuts only to U.S. corporations drew fire from two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday in what could be a sign of trouble for the sweeping measure.

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Republican Sen. Ron Johnson comes out against tax bill

Sen. Ron Johnson announced he is opposed to the tax bill Wednesday, making him the first member of the GOP to formally come out against the party's plan, though the Wisconsin Republican said he was hopeful about being able to support a final version once changes are made.

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Two U.S. Senate Republicans critical of party's tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate and give permanent tax cuts only to U.S. corporations drew fire from two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday in what could be a sign of trouble for the sweeping measure.

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Harvey Weinstein, movie studios sued over alleged sexual misconduct in class action suit

(Reuters) - A second actress has filed an anonymous case claiming she was sexually harassed by movie producer Harvey Weinstein and has also asked for class action status against Weinstein and the two companies he co-founded in a lawsuit on Wednesday.

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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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Senate Republicans add Obamacare gamble to tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats accused Republicans in the U.S. Senate of changing their tax-cut plan into an attack on Obamacare and skewing it even more toward corporations and the wealthy on Wednesday as tensions rose in the congressional tax debate.

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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.

Colleges and Universities nytimes.com

On Campus: What the Weinstein Effect Can Teach Us About Campus Sexual Assault

There has been a backlash to students’ talking more openly about misconduct.

Republican Party nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: How to Fix the Republican Tax Plan

Soak well-off blue staters, but then spread the wealth around.

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.

Federal Budget (US) nytimes.com

Republicans May Target Entitlement Programs to Reduce Deficit

The possibility appeared more likely after the Congressional Budget Office warned that the tax bill could set off a rule that would make cuts to Medicare over the next decade.

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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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Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of key Obamacare mandate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Tuesday linked repealing a key component of Obamacare to their ambitious tax-cut plan, raising new political risks and uncertainties for the tax measure that financial markets have been monitoring closely for months.

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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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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 Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of Obamacare mandate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Senate Republicans said on Tuesday their tax-cut plan likely will be amended to include a repeal of an Obamacare rule disliked by conservatives that requires Americans to have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty.

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Ryan orders House and staff to take sexual harassment course

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Tuesday that there will be a new mandatory anti-harassment and discrimination training for all House members and staff.

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U.S. Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of Obamacare mandate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and fellow Senate Republicans said on Tuesday their tax-cut plan likely will be amended to include a repeal of an Obamacare rule disliked by conservatives that requires Americans to have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty.

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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.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

An Alabama Senate Candidate Keeps Democratic Leaders Away — but Not Their Money

Doug Jones has portrayed his race for the Senate as an Alabama effort, apart from the national Democratic Party, but he is reaping the fruit of an energized party.

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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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Two NCAA basketball coaches plead not guilty to bribery, fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two college basketball coaches on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to fraud charges filed in New York federal court after a two-year probe of claims that promising players were bribed to enroll at schools sponsored by apparel maker Adidas AG.

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'One Tree Hill' creator faces sexual harassment allegations

"One Tree Hill" creator Mark Schwahn has been accused of sexual harassment by former cast and crew members of the series.

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Jon Stewart 'stunned' by Louis C.K.'s misconduct

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Republican Senator Paul to seek Senate tax plan changes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul on Tuesday said he will seek changes to the Senate's tax cut bill to add a provision to repeal Obamacare's requirement that Americans pay a penalty if they do not obtain health insurance as well as scale back its elimination of a federal deduction for state and local taxes.

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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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Jeff Sessions, sexual harassment and the President's power to launch nukes will be focus of 3 hearings today

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House lawmakers hold hearing on sexual harassment in Congress

House lawmakers on Tuesday will review the chamber's sexual harassment policies in the wake of sweeping allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment that have rocked powerful institutions and industries across the country.

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More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

Be extra careful of the male lawmakers who sleep in their offices -- they can be trouble. Avoid finding yourself alone with a congressman or senator in elevators, late-night meetings or events where alcohol is flowing. And think twice before speaking out about sexual harassment from a boss -- it could cost you your career.

The Daily nytimes.com

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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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.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Congress Struggles to Confront Sexual Harassment as Stories Pile Up

Capitol Hill, shrouded in secrecy and following its own rules, joins Hollywood, Silicon Valley and other industries under scrutiny for sexual harassment.

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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.

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Republican Class Warfare: The Next Generation

The G.O.P. tax bills look like attempts to entrench a hereditary plutocracy.

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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Man pleads guilty to U.S. Army Reserve weapons theft, jail escape

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to charges that he stole weapons from a U.S. Army Reserve facility, escaped from jail awaiting trial for the theft and then tried to rob two banks, federal prosecutors said on Monday.

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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.

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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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The latest: Top Senate Republicans not sold on Luther Strange

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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.

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Marc Maron Reckons With Louis C.K.’s Misconduct

The comedian and podcaster became one of the most prominent performers to address the admission by Louis C.K. about sexual misconduct.

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Journalists in Alabama are frustrated

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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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'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.

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Hundreds join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hundreds of people marched in the heart of Hollywood on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.

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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

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'Supergirl' showrunner suspended amid sexual harassment claims

Warner Bros. Television Group has sidelined a prominent television producer and writer amid allegations of sexual harassment.

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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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U.N. official says will raise sexual violence against Rohingya with ICC

DHAKA (Reuters) - A senior United Nations official said on Sunday she would raise the issue of persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya minority, especially sexual violence and torture, with the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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Thousands to join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thousands of people are expected to march in Los Angeles on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.

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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.

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George Takei denies sexually assaulting model in 1981

"Star Trek" star and LBGT icon George Takei is denying allegations that he groped a former male model who says he passed out while drinking at the actor's Los Angeles condo nearly 40 years ago.

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Roy Moore, Alabama Senate Candidate Under Siege, Tries to Discredit Accusers

Mr. Moore criticized the women who accused him of misconduct, and in a blow to Republican leaders, the governor refused to delay the election.

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Opinion: Can Donald Trump Save Roy Moore After All?

Will a sex scandal cause Alabama to break with its long tradition of electing embarrassing showmen?

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Alabama U.S. Senate candidate again denies alleged sexual misconduct

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (Reuters) - Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, the Republican insurgent running for the U.S. Senate, on Saturday again flatly denied he had initiated a sexual encounter in 1979 with a 14-year-old girl, insisting the accusation was "fake news."

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Moore: I'm not "guilty of sexual misconduct"

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore reiterated his denials Saturday against allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Protestors chant 'no Moore' at Roy Moore

Roy Moore was greeted by protestors' chants of "no Moore" as he arrived for an appearance at a Veterans Day event in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Pastor: I believe Moore until ...

Pastor Mike Allison has known Roy Moore for 20 years and says he doesn't believe the accusations against him.

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What Christians say about using Jesus' family to defend Moore from allegations of sexual misconduct

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Bannon on Moore: Until more evidence, 'I'm standing with him'

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said he is standing by Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, despite allegations that the Alabama candidate pursued relationships with underage teens several years ago.

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Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct as Hollywood cuts ties

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.

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UPDATE 7-Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct as Hollywood cuts ties

LOS ANGELES, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.

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Cooper spars with lawmaker over Moore accusers

Alabama State House representative Ed Henry and CNN's Anderson Cooper debate comments Henry made about a woman who accused Roy Moore of sexual abuse.

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For Alabama Women, Disgust, Fatigue and a Sense Moore Could Win Anyway

In an upper-middle-class suburb of Birmingham, few women were fans of Roy Moore, but many said he had a good chance of being Alabama’s next senator.

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California Looks at Republican Tax Measures and Sees Payback

Strongly Democratic, the state would be hit hard by the loss or scaling back of widely used deductions, and the governor sees “something very odd.”

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When it comes to Roy Moore, forget politics

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Clampdown on University of Michigan Fraternities After Reports of Sexual Misconduct and Alcohol Abuse

The suspension of parties and pledging activities at most of the school’s fraternities was the latest effort at major universities to curtail the excesses of Greek life.

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UPDATE 6-Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct, entertainment outlets cut ties

LOS ANGELES, Nov 10 (Reuters) - U.S. comedian Louis C.K. on Friday admitted to sexual misconduct allegations made against him by several women, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.

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Roy Moore, Lebanon, Louis C.K.: Your Friday Evening Briefing

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

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How Republican politicians are responding

Republican officeholders have given varied responses to the sexual abuse allegations against Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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Republican establishment bails on Alabama candidate after sex allegations

(Reuters) - The Republican Senate campaign wing on Friday cut fundraising ties with Roy Moore, the party's U.S. Senate nominee in Alabama, the latest sign that the Republican establishment was abandoning his campaign a day after sexual misconduct allegations upended a seemingly one-sided race.

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How Alabamians feel about Roy Moore now

"Now more than ever," Pastor Mike Allison of Madison Baptist Church supports Roy Moore.

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As Democrats Celebrate Wins, Queens Republicans Close In on an Upset

Anger toward Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is popular citywide, may drag down an incumbent Democrat in a conservative corner of Queens.

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Republicans Try to Block Moore’s Path as Candidate Denies Sexual Misconduct

Republican leaders are searching for a way to block Roy Moore’s path to the Senate, but the jurist remains defiant over charges that he made advances on teens.

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Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct, entertainment outlets cut ties

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. comedian Louis C.K. on Friday admitted allegations against him by several women of sexual misconduct were true and apologized for his actions.

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Tapper to GOP official: Why don't you believe Moore accusers?

Former Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party Marty Connors discusses the accusations against Roy Moore involving a 14-year-old girl. Moore has denied the accusations.

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Senate candidate says news report, including alleged sexual contact with 14-year-old, is 'completely false'

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore says the allegations of sexual misconduct against him are "completely false."

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Deficit worries complicate path for Republican tax cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unease among Republicans about a massive increase in the federal deficit could complicate passage of two tax-cut bills working their way through the U.S. Congress, endangering President Donald Trump's top legislative priority.

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Who is Doug Jones, the Democrat running for Senate in Alabama?

In the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore, all eyes are on his Democratic opponent, Doug Jones.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Jesus’ Parents and Roy Moore’s Gall

How selectively and hypocritically some Christians deploy the Bible.

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Op-Ed Columnist: God Should Sue Roy Moore

How can some Christians cite the Bible to defend child molestation?

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Republican Senate campaign wing ends fundraising ties with Moore

(Reuters) - The Republican Party's Senate campaign wing severed its fundraising ties to Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Friday, a day after a woman accused him of initiating a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old.

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Comedian Louis C.K. admits and apologizes for sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. comedian Louis C.K. said on Friday that allegations against him by several women of sexual misconduct are true and apologized for his actions.

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UPDATE 4-U.S. comedian Louis C.K. admits and apologizes for sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES, Nov 10 (Reuters) - U.S. comedian Louis C.K. said on Friday that allegations against him by several women of sexual misconduct are true and apologized for his actions.

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Senate fundraising panel cuts ties with Roy Moore

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The allegations: Louis C.K. accused of sexual misconduct

Comedian Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct, according to a report in the New York Times.

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Comedian issues statement in response to sexual misconduct allegations

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Alabama Republicans Defend Roy Moore: ‘It Was 40 Years Ago’

State party officials staunchly defended the Senate nominee after a report that he had made advances toward four teenage girls when he was in his 30s.

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Comedian Louis C.K. says sexual misconduct allegations are true

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Louis C.K. said on Friday that allegations by several women of sexual misconduct by the U.S. comedian are true, and that he is sorry for his actions.

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U.S. Republican Senate campaign wing ends fundraising tie with Moore: Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican Party's Senate campaign wing has severed its fundraising deal with Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore, Politico reported on Friday, a day after allegations emerged that he initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32.

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UPDATE 2-US comedian Louis C.K. says sexual misconduct allegations are true

LOS ANGELES, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Louis C.K. said on Friday that allegations by several women of sexual misconduct by the U.S. comedian are true, and that he is sorry for his actions.

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Comedian Louis C.K.'s film, Netflix special, scrapped after misconduct claims

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The release of the comedian Louis C.K.'s film "I Love You Daddy" was scrapped on Friday and Netflix Inc canceled a planned special with the comedian following allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

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UPDATE 1-Comedian's film, Netflix special, scrapped after misconduct claims

LOS ANGELES, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The release of the comedian Louis C.K.'s film "I Love You Daddy" was scrapped on Friday and Netflix Inc canceled a planned special with the comedian following allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

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Brother says Moore is being persecuted like Jesus Christ was

Roy Moore's brother is defending the GOP Senate candidate "to the hilt" amid the escalating controversy over allegations of sexual misconduct against him, according to CNN correspondent Martin Savidge, who spoke to the brother on the phone.

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Louis C.K. Movie and Netflix Special Canceled After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The distributor of the film, “I Love You, Daddy,” said that it would cancel its release. The announcement came a day after a report alleging Louis C.K. had engaged in sexual misconduct.