Cain vows won't withdraw from 2012 race

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona Tue Nov 8, 2011 5:40pm EST

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks during a news conference in Scottsdale, Arizona November 8, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks during a news conference in Scottsdale, Arizona November 8, 2011.

Credit: Reuters/Joshua Lott

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain angrily denounced sexual harassment allegations against him on Tuesday and vowed they would not push him out of the 2012 race.

"Ain't going to happen," Cain told a news conference, referring to the chances of him giving up his presidential bid.

He described one of the accusers, Sharon Bialek, as a "troubled woman" produced by the "Democrat machine" to undermine his candidacy.

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