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Roy Moore Lashes Out in Final Campaign Rally

'One of our attorneys is a Jew,' his wife says

(Newser) - "If you don't believe in my character, don't vote for me," Roy Moore said at a campaign rally on the eve of Tuesday's Senate election in Alabama, once again lashing out at the women who've accused him of sexual misconduct. BuzzFeed describes the rally... More »

Moore Nowhere to Be Seen in Campaign's Final Weekend

He may have gone to Philadelphia for football game

(Newser) - With pollsters predicting a close result in the Senate race Roy Moore calls a "spiritual battle," the candidate was nowhere to be seen during the final weekend of campaigning in Alabama. Tom Barnes, the Republican's campaign chairman in Cullman County, told Vice that Moore had traveled to... More »

As State GOP Rallies Around Roy Moore, a Notable Exception

His would-be colleague in the US Senate, Richard Shelby, wrote in another Republican

(Newser) - Roy Moore's electoral test comes Tuesday, and he looks to be doing well among Alabama's GOP elite despite allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers. "I have stated both publicly and privately over the last month that unless these allegations were proven to be true I would ... vote... More »

Bannon Came to Defend Moore. He Ended Up Bashing Romney

Steve Bannon lashes into Mitt's lack of military service, says he hid behind his religion

(Newser) - Steve Bannon isn't in the White House anymore, but he's still popping up on the political landscape. On Tuesday, he made a showing in Alabama to rally for Roy Moore , the GOP Senate candidate who's been hit with multiple sexual misconduct allegations. But as HuffPost reports, Bannon... More »

Woman Has New Proof of Relationship With Roy Moore

She is furious that he called her a liar

(Newser) - Debbie Wesson Gibson used to have fond memories of the relationship she says she had with Roy Moore when she was 17 and he was 34. Not anymore. The Alabama woman says that in recent comments, Moore effectively called her a liar which made her decide to share a recent... More »

McConnell Will 'Let the People of Alabama' Decide

The Senate leader changes his tune on Roy Moore

(Newser) - Mitch McConnell is now saying voters in Alabama should decide if they want Republican candidate Roy Moore to be their new senator, Politico reports. Appearing on ABC's This Week, the Republican Senate majority leader said, "I'm going to let the people of Alabama make the call" when... More »

Roy Moore Accuser Hits Back in Scathing Open Letter

'Where does your immorality end?,' Leigh Corfman asks

(Newser) - Leigh Corfman says she isn't a 14-year-old girl anymore—and she's not going to take any more abuse from Roy Moore. In an open letter released to AL.com , Corfman, who accuses Moore of undressing her and making sexual advances when she was a young teen, blasts Moore... More »

With 15 Days to Go, Retired Marine Joins Ala. Senate Race

Lee Busby used to work for WH Chief of Staff John Kelly

(Newser) - He didn't have a functioning website as of Monday morning, but a retired Marine colonel thinks things are such a mess in the Alabama Senate race he has a shot. With just 15 days before voters go to the polls (his now-working website has a giant countdown), Lee Busby... More »

Moore Again Demands Accuser Release Her Yearbook

But handwriting experts aren't sure he could prove his signature is a forgery

(Newser) - Embattled Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore again repeated his demand for one of his accusers to release a 1977 yearbook she says shows he pursued a sexual relationship with her when she was 16 and he was 30. "Day 4 of New York attorney Gloria Allred's refusal to... More »

White House Speaks Out on Moore Allegations

'Very troubling'

(Newser) - The White House has made its first remarks on the Roy Moore sexual misconduct allegations since President Trump got back from Asia—and they stopped a long way short of calling for Moore to step aside, as many senior Republicans have done. Trump believes allegations against the Senate candidate are... More »

Roy Moore Taunts McConnell in Tweet, Promptly Gets Served

As the GOP considers how to deal with the situation

(Newser) - A sixth accuser stepped forward on Wednesday to say that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore once grabbed her buttocks . And the fact that he is still a Senate candidate is causing no shortage of hand-wringing among Republicans. As BuzzFeed reports, senators have called for him to leave the race and... More »

Roy Moore Responds to Hannity's Ultimatum

Another 2 women have come forward

(Newser) - Sean Hannity gave Roy Moore a 24-hour ultimatum Tuesday—and the embattled Senate candidate responded. In an open letter to Hannity , Moore said he never dated "underage girls" and suggested that an inscription in the yearbook of Beverly Young Nelson, who says he sexually assaulted her when she was... More »

Roy Moore 'Didn't Pinch It; He Grabbed It'

New accuser says Moore groped her in his office

(Newser) - Roy Moore is now facing accusations from a sixth woman, who says the Alabama senate candidate groped her while she was in his law office in 1991. AL.com reports Tina Johnson was 28 when she went to Moore's office—he was an attorney at the time—to sign... More »

'Anti-Semitic' Robocall Notes Roy Moore, Washington Post

'WaPo' denies involvement in bizarre scheme

(Newser) - An apparent robocall claiming to seek dirt on embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore might actually be an attack against the newspaper that aired his dirty laundry. WKRG reports a pastor in Alabama received a voicemail Tuesday from a man claiming to be a Washington Post reporter looking for women... More »

Hannity Issues an Ultimatum to Roy Moore

He says candidate has 24 hours to explain himself

(Newser) - Roy Moore says his fight is just beginning—but with even Sean Hannity withdrawing support, the writing could be on the wall for his Senate bid. The Fox host, who previously defended Moore after the candidate was accused of sexual misconduct, issued an ultimatum Tuesday night, telling Moore he has... More »

Locals Say Moore Was Banned From Mall for Harassing Girls

Despite denial, he appears to have signed latest accuser's yearbook

(Newser) - After a woman came forward to accuse Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was a 16-year-old waitress, he issued another denial, saying he didn't know her or the restaurant she worked in—but her yearbook appears to tell a different story. Beverly Young Nelson showed reporters a... More »

McConnell Calls for Moore to Step Down, Moore Fires Back

Senate majority leader steps up his stance on Moore

(Newser) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is stepping up his official thoughts on Roy Moore. "I think he should step aside," he said of the GOP Senate candidate during a presser Monday, the Hill reports. Asked more specifically about allegations that Moore, running in a special Dec. 12 election... More »

Roy Moore Vows to Sue Washington Post

Breitbart is targeting his accusers

(Newser) - Senior Republicans are backing away from Roy Moore amid allegations of sexual misconduct—but Breitbart.com is still firmly on the Alabama US Senate candidate's side. Steve Bannon has sent at least two reporters to Alabama in an attempt to discredit Moore's accusers, Axios reports. Leigh Corfman says... More »

Alabama Senate Race Razor Thin

Polls show Roy Moore's lead slipping after allegations

(Newser) - The first polls coming in after sexual misconduct claims against US Senate nominee Roy Moore broke on Thursday aren’t looking good for the GOP hopeful. According to Politico , three flash polls conducted after the Washington Post’s story captured national attention found Moore’s lead shrinking in the Alabama... More »

Roy Moore Cheered in 1st Appearance Since Allegations

Alabama Senate candidate calls accusations against him 'fake news'

(Newser) - "This is a prime example of fake news," Roy Moore said to cheers Saturday during his first public appearance since being accused of forcing a 14-year-old girl into a sexual encounter when he was 32, NBC News reports. According to ABC News , the senate hopeful from Alabama... More »

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