• Alabama lawmaker literally runs down stairs to avoid questions about Roy Moore scandal

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    The sexual assault scandal surrounding Alabama senate-nominee Roy Moore has become toxic for the Republican Party.
    One Republican lawmaker from Alabama ran away from a reporter's questions on the incident.
    For nearly a week, Alabama senate-nominee Roy Moore's sexual assault scandal has gripped the Republican Party, dividing top lawmakers amid the fierce public backlash.
    The controversial subject has evoked varying responses, including causing one lawmaker to flee from a reporter's dogged line of questions.
    In the video released on Tuesday evening, ABC News correspondent Tom Llamas is seen...
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  • GOP effort to oust Roy Moore from Senate race grows

    GOP effort to oust Roy Moore from Senate race grows

    10 days ago - By The Morning Call

    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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  • Roy Moore and His Supporters Fire Back on Misconduct Accusations

    10 days ago - By NY Times

    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

    10 days ago - By Politico

    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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  • As Roy Moore scandal churns, a Democrat gets out of the way

    As Roy Moore scandal churns, a Democrat gets out of the way

    10 days ago - By News OK

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - If you ask Doug Jones, there's no political scandal in Alabama.
    Jones, the Democratic Senate candidate whose fortunes have been dramatically boosted by allegations of sexual conduct against his Republican opponent, says he's barely paying attention to what's happening "over there."
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  • Idaho Republican senator calls for Moore to step aside

    10 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho's U.S. Sen. Jim Risch has changed his stance on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and now says the Republican should step aside. Risch had issued a statement last week saying Moore should step away from the election only if the allegations that he sexually molested an underage girl and groped...
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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

    10 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Many GOP senators have called on him to drop out of the Alabama special election amid allegations of sexual assault.
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  • The Latest: RNC cuts fundraising ties to Roy Moore

    10 days ago - By Boston Herald

    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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  • As Roy Moore scandal churns, a Democrat gets out of the way

    As Roy Moore scandal churns, a Democrat gets out of the way

    10 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - If you ask Doug Jones, there's no political scandal in Alabama. Jones, the Democratic Senate candidate whose fortunes have been dramatically boosted by allegations of sexual conduct against his Republican opponent, says he's barely paying attention to what's happening “over there.” “We're going to stay in our lane,” Jones told reporters...
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  • Dems strategy in Alabama: keep your head down

    10 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Democrat Doug Jones is adopting a fierce, keep-your-head-down strategy as scandal re-shapes Alabama's special Senate election.
    His opponent, Republican Roy Moore, may be facing extraordinary pressure from national Republicans to quit the race. But Jones, like Democrats nationwide, is following one of the oldest rules in the political playbook: When your opponent is imploding, get out of the way.
    Jones said Tuesday that he's barely paying attention to what's happening "over there." He insisted, "We're going to stay in our lane."
    Still, in deep-red Alabama, Jones' path to...
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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

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    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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