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Seattle Mayor Drops Re-Election Bid, Says Sex Abuse Allegations Are Untrue

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray was headed toward an easy re-election, until he was accused of paying for sex with underage men three decades ago. He denies the allegations, but won't seek a second term.

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced on Tuesday that he will not run for re-election because of allegations that he sexually abused minors, three decades ago.

Murray is a skilled, bare-knuckled politician and it was assumed he would

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