Moore Threatens Lawsuit over Story That Threatens Campaign

Alabama Republican Roy Moore says a lawsuit will be filed over the published allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore says a lawsuit will be filed over the newspaper report carrying allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago and that neither Democrats nor Republicans want to see him win a special Senate election. While pressure to quit the race four weeks before Election Day intensified from within the Republican Party, Moore assured supporters Sunday night at a Huntsville, Alabama, gym that the…

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