Alabama foes make final push before big Senate vote

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    Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones speaks during a rally Monday in Birmingham, Ala. Jones is facing Republican Roy Moore.

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    U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore holds up pages with a news story about himself as he speaks at a campaign rally, Monday in Midland City, Ala.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Facing voters at last after the year’s most bitter U.S. campaign, Alabama Republican Roy Moore cast himself Monday as the victim of a national barrage of unjust allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers. Rival Doug Jones, hoping to become the state’s first Democratic senator in two decades, declared their race was Alabama’s referendum on “who we are and what we’re going to tell our daughters.”