Amid Calls to Step Down, Moore Finds Refuge with His Base

The Associated Press’s Kim Chandler reports that Alabama Republican Senator Roy Moore spoke at a Baptist church on Tuesday night, in the midst of sexual assault allegations against him. Chandler writes, “Speaking in between hymns and sermons urging people to accept Jesus, the embattled Senate candidate dismissed the allegations as an effort to derail his rise to the Senate and end his political career that included an effort to halt same-sex marriage in the state and install a granite Ten Commandments monument in the lobby of the state appellate courthouse.” She adds that Moore did not explicitly deny dating teenagers in his 30s.

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