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Sen. Daylin Leach: ‘I am taking a step back’ from congressional campaign amid misconduct allegations

December 19, 2017 GMT

By Staff

HARRISBURG — State Sen. Daylin Leach said Monday that he was “taking a step back” from his congressional campaign to deal with allegations from eight women and three men who said he had crossed the line with sexual talk and inappropriate touching.

In a statement, the Montgomery County Democrat did not specify whether he was abandoning or suspending his bid for the party’s nomination to challenge Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan, or merely seeking time to assess his next move.

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