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FILE - In a Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Steve Bannon, left, introduces U.S. senatorial candidate Roy Moore, right, during a campaign rally, in Fairhope, Ala. Dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct, Moore has kept to events with limited publicity and shunned contact with the traditional media in the heated race for U.S. Senate.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
After allegations, Moore avoids spotlight, questionsWounded by allegations of sexual misconduct with teens, Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore has largely disappeared from the traditional campaign trail in the race for U.S. Senate, relying on surrogates and social media
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FILE- In this Dec. 5, 2017, file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally in Fairhope Ala. As Alabama's high-profile Senate race heads toward a Tuesday vote, supporters and opponents Moore are bending the truth, or shattering it to pieces, in the campaign's final stretch. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
A look at what didn't happen in the Alabama Senate raceA look at what didn't happen this week in Alabama's high-profile Senate race
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Trump rails against news media after reporting correctionsPresident Donald Trump is again railing against the news media, calling them a "stain on America."
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FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, in Dora, Ala. Most statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they're voting for Moore for U.S. Senate, but the state's senior U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby didn't vote for Moore. Polls show Moore in a tight race with Democrat Doug Jones. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
Shelby bucks Alabama GOP leaders in voting against MooreMost statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they will vote for Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race with at least one notable exception
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New ad urges Alabama Republicans to write in Nick Saban
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Pensacola, Fla., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
Trump talks tax cuts and budget on golf course with GrahamThe White House says President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham are discussing tax legislation and upcoming budget talks during a golf game at one of Trump's Florida clubs
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Trump Goes After Post Reporter in Photo FlapPresident Trump is calling on the Washington Post to fire reporter Dave Weigel after Weigel tweeted out a photo that gave a false impression about crowd size at a recent rally. The trouble started early Saturday morning after Trump tweeted that the arena he had spoken in the night before...
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Qatar buys 24 Typhoon fighters as part of $8 billion dealBAE Systems has agreed to sell 24 Typhoon fighter planes to Qatar as part of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) deal with European defense contractors
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Ridge expects to leave Texas medical center before ChristmasSpokesman: Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge expects to leave Texas medical facility in time to be home for Christmas in Maryland
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Maine GOP senator says Roy Moore was never fit for US SenateMaine's Republican US senator says Alabama politician Roy Moore was unfit to serve in the Senate even before sexual-misconduct allegations against him came to light
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FILE - In a Thursday Sept. 28, 2017 file photo, United Nations Ambassador from U.S. Nikki Haley address U.N. Security Council meeting on Myanmar's Rohingya crisis, at U.N. headquarters. Haley said Sunday, Dec. 10, 1017 on CBS' "Face the Nation" that women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump.  On Sunday, Haley, who was the first female governor of South Carolina, praised the courage of women who have raised complaints of harassment in various industries from government to Hollywood.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Haley: Trump's accusers of sex misconduct should be heardThe U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump
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Civil rights activist and widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, Myrlie Evers speaks at the grand opening ceremony for the two museums, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. She said if the state can rise to the occasion, then "the rest of the country should be able to do the same thing." (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Trump draws protests while honoring civil rights heroesPresident Donald Trump has honored the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement, despite protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi that exposed stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy
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