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

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REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
At least one person said he received a robocall from someone trying to impersonate a Washington Post reporter.
The impersonator claimed he was willing to pay at least $5,000 to women who were "willing to make damaging remarks" about Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for an Alabama senate seat.
Other people appear to be smearing The Post, who first published the news of Moore's sexual assault scandal.
Following the Washington Post's report on a sexual assault scandal surrounding Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for an Alabama senate seat, at least one person in...
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Republicans are talking about having Jeff Sessions run against embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore

Republicans are talking about having Jeff Sessions run against embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore

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Reuters/Aaron P. Bernstein
Top Republicans have been publicly floating the idea of having Attorney General Jeff Sessions mount a write-in campaign for the Alabama Senate seat currently being sought by Roy Moore, who faces multiple sexual misconduct allegations.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reportedly discussed the idea of having Sessions appointed to the Senate seat should Moore be elected and removed from office.
Sessions appears unlikely to agree to either plan, according to those close to him.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly suggested on Tuesday that...
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The Republican National Committee just cut off Roy Moore amid the Alabama Senate candidate's sexual misconduct scandal

The Republican National Committee just cut off Roy Moore amid the Alabama Senate candidate's sexual misconduct scandal

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The embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore just lost the financial backing of the Republican Party as he faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct with underaged girls. According to a senior party official cited by Politico, the RNC pulled out of its joint fundraising agreement with Moore's campaign.
At least five women have accused Moore of varying degrees of sexual harassment - including one woman who said on Monday that Moore assaulted her in the 1970s when she was 16 and he was in his 30s.
Since the accusations first surfaced last week, several top Republicans have...
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DC Democrats are trying not to get too involved in flipping Alabama from red to blue - and it might be their best strategy yet

DC Democrats are trying not to get too involved in flipping Alabama from red to blue - and it might be their best strategy yet

8 monthes ago   |   By

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Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones is closing in on a scandal-embroiled Roy Moore in Alabama's special election.
Democrats are walking a fine line in bolstering Jones because an appearance of outside influence from Washington could have an inverse effect.
WASHINGTON - After several women came forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Roy Moore, the Republican lead in the Alabama special Senate election has all but evaporated , placing Democrat Doug Jones in prime position to flip one of the deepest red seats in the country.
But Democrats are...
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Alabama tourism unsure about recent Roy Moore scandal

Alabama tourism unsure about recent Roy Moore scandal

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Will Alabama tourism suffer from the recent Roy Moore scandal? Lee Sentell, the state's director of tourism, is not sure about that.
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