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How the Republican Party came back to Roy Moore
The Alabama election is one week away. Photo: Brynn Anderson / AP

With a week to go before Alabama voters will cast ballots to elect their next senator, prominent Republicans are backing away from their initial statements that GOP candidate Roy Moore should drop out of the race.

Why it matters: Moore now has President Trump's full-throated endorsement, and the RNC, which pulled its financial support in light of the allegations, is once again backing him. At a time when powerful men across every industry are losing their jobs over such allegations, Moore is likely to be elected to the Senate with his party's full support. Here's how the tides turned...