Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigns amid new sexual abuse allegations

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On Tuesday morning, only hours after he was publicly accused of sexually abusing his younger cousin, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced he would resign.

Murray’s resignation will go into effect at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, the Seattle Times reported.

“While the allegations against me are not true, it is important that my personal issues do not affect the ability of our City government to conduct the public’s business,” Murray said in a...

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