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McConnell says Roy Moore should step aside

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Roy Moore is pictured Tuesday night, Sept. 26, 2017, after winning the GOP nomination in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. (FOX10 News) Roy Moore is pictured Tuesday night, Sept. 26, 2017, after winning the GOP nomination in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. (FOX10 News)
ALABAMA (AP) -

The Latest on the debate over Roy Moore, Alabama's Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, who faces allegations that he initiated sexual contact with a 14-year old girl decades ago. (all times local):

11:15 a.m.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama "should step aside" in light of allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago.           

McConnell spoke to reporters Monday after visiting a plant in Kentucky. He says he believes the women who were quoted in a Washington Post story about Moore's past relationships with them as young women.           

Previously McConnell had said Moore should step aside if the allegations were proven true.           

He says Republicans are looking at a write-in option in Alabama.

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