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Doug Jones

  1. 2018 midterms
    Forcing a Runoff Election Might Be Kemp’s Backstop in Georgia Governor’s RaceHistory suggests Republicans do better in December runoffs in Georgia, but then Democrat Stacey Abrams is all about making history.
  2. 2018 midterms
    Democratic House, Republican Senate Now the Likeliest Midterm ScenarioHere’s what a newly divided government would mean.
  3. 2018 midterms
    Why Mississippi Could Determine Who Controls the Senate and the Supreme CourtEverything could come down to a late-November special election runoff in the Magnolia State.
  4. Manchin, Donnelly Begin to Lay Groundwork for Voting to Confirm KavanaughDemocratic senators who don’t have healthy leads when the Kavanaugh vote comes up will probably hear “the people” call for his confirmation.
  5. A Special Showdown in Trump CountryRepublican Rick Saccone should still be the favorite in this heavily Republican district in Pennsylvania, but Democrat Conor Lamb could pull an upset.
  6. Trump Endorses Another GOP Senator Facing a Perilous Primary BattleTrump unsuccessfully backed Alabama’s Luther Strange against a field of more Trumpian rivals. Now he’s making a similar play in Mississippi.
  7. Roy Moore Back in Action With Endorsement of Feminist-Hating Missouri CandidateIf there’s any Senate candidate out there who is following Moore’s twisted path, it’s probably Courtland Sykes.
  8. sex
    Doug Jones Isn’t Too Thrilled About Shape of Water Dildo You Keep Bringing Up“The last thing I want to be remembered for is a silicone appendage that comes in two sizes.”
  9. The Abortion ‘Litmus Test’ May Actually Help DemocratsIt’s often assumed Democrats could win lots of “pro-life” voters with a more flexible position on abortion. That may get it backward.
  10. hot shot
    Doug Jones’s Gay Son Stares Down Mike PenceAs Pence swore in his father.
  11. Doug Jones to Enter Senate As a Regular Democrat Who’s Open to BipartisanshipWhile you can expect him to reflect Alabama sensitivities in the Senate, he’s not going to be a Democrat in name only.
  12. Roy Moore’s Jewish Lawyer Is a ‘Passionate’ Doug Jones SupporterTouted to refute charges of anti-Semitism leveled against Moore, the Jewish lawyer voted and raised money for his opponent, Doug Jones.
  13. u.s. senate
    Somebody Wanted Kris Jenner to Be the Next Senator From AlabamaShe was written in as a candidate in Shelby County, Alabama.
  14. Roy Moore Has Officially Lost the ElectionDoug Jones was certified as Alabama’s next U.S. senator, but Moore won’t concede defeat.
  15. Roy Moore’s Candidacy Was in Trouble Even Before the Sexual-Abuse AllegationsJoe Trippi argues that abuse allegations against Roy Moore changed the focus of the race from the judge’s crazy record to the hated national media.
  16. Nick Saban Gets Crushed in Alabama Senate ElectionMany thought Saban would get many write-in votes in a Senate contest between an alleged predator and a Democrat. He did not.
  17. The Right (and Wrong) Lessons to Take From Doug Jones’s Win in AlabamaBe careful of over-interpretation by partisans. But Jones’s win shouldn’t be under-interpreted, either.
  18. bad ideas
    Doug Jones Says America Should ‘Move on’ From Allegations Against TrumpRethink this.
  19. Alabama’s Christian Right Has Been Doubly Disgraced in 2017In Roy Moore and former governor Bentley, the state’s conservative Evangelicals have backed two bad apples from the same basket.
  20. What Black Voters Had to Overcome to Vote in Alabama“The consistent studies and the consistent research all suggest that there’s some sort of political or racial motivation behind these kinds of laws.”
  21. Doug Jones’s Victory Shows the Way Forward for Democrats in the SouthDoug Jones assembled the same kind of biracial coalition that always worked for southern Democrats, but without being conservative. Get used to it.
  22. Leave Steve Bannon Alone!Contrary to popular belief (and his own delusions), Bannon is far too irrelevant to bear responsibility for the GOP’s loss in Alabama.
  23. alabama senate race
    Black Women Kept Roy Moore Out of Office. Here’s How to Actually Thank Them.Useful ways to show your support that aren’t tweeting.
  24. Frank Rich: The GOP Is About to Tumble Into Full-scale PanicRoy Moore’s loss in Alabama laid bare some brutal realities for a broken party.
  25. Republicans Rush Toward Final Tax Bill AgreementMaybe the tax agreement isn’t that tightly wrapped, but Republicans need some positive news ASAP.
  26. 7 Lessons From the Democrats’ Triumph in AlabamaThe suburbs are turning blue, black voters are turning out, and the prospects of “welfare reform” just turned grim.
  27. demographics
    63 Percent of White Women Vote for Guy Who Thinks Women Should Not VoteFor starters, 63 percent of white women voted for Roy Moore.
  28. power
    6 Things to Know About Doug JonesThe Alabama Democrat who defeated Roy Moore is pro-choice, pro LGBTQ rights, and had never run for office before.
  29. politics
    Kerry Washington, Chris Evans, and More Celebrate Doug Jones’s Senate Victory“I’m fuhREAKING out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
  30. good things
    The Best Reactions to Roy Moore’s Loss“Now please put Roy Moore on the Floribama Shore.”
  31. politics
    Roy Moore Won’t Concede, Tells Supporters to ‘Wait on God’State officials confirmed there’s basically no way he can beat Democrat Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate race, so it’s going to be a long wait.
  32. winning
    Jones Upsets Moore and Humiliates Trump in Deep-Red AlabamaOn the back of strong turnout from African-Americans and a superior campaign, Doug Jones pulled an upset that will echo into next year’s midterms.
  33. Jones Upsets Moore and Humiliates Trump in Deep-Red AlabamaOn the back of strong turnout from African-Americans and a superior campaign, Doug Jones pulled an upset that will echo into next year’s midterms.
  34. early and often
    Doug Jones’s Victory Shows Why Democrats Must Compete EverywhereAnd “you never know when a Republican candidate will turn out to be a sex criminal” isn’t the only reason.
  35. Alabama Voters to Roy Moore: F*ck You and the Horse You Rode in OnThe candidate who is Donald Trump, but more so, suffers an ominous defeat.
  36. Doug Jones’s Victory Shows Why Democrats Must Compete EverywhereAnd “you never know when a Republican candidate will turn out to be a sex criminal” isn’t the only reason.
  37. roy less
    7 Reasons Why Roy Moore Is the WorstHe thinks the last time America was great was when slavery was legal, for one.
  38. Roy Moore Spokesman Struck Utterly Speechless on Issue of Muslims in CongressIt was more like a few seconds
  39. Turnout Will Win It for Moore or Jones, But GOP Will Have a Headache Either WayIn a strange campaign where the front-runner disappeared and the polls are all over the place, turnout patterns will matter most.
  40. The Polls Agree: Jones Leads Moore by 10 — or Trails Him by 9Surveys of tomorrow’s special Senate election in Alabama are all over the place. But there’s reason for Democrats to be optimistic.
  41. Alabama Senator Makes It Clear He Didn’t Vote for Roy Moore‘When it got to the 14-year-old’s story, that was enough for me.’
  42. Roy Moore Hasn’t Won Just YetMoore has improved his position since being hit with sexual-misconduct allegations, but African-American turnout for Doug Jones could be crucial.
  43. How Doug Jones Became Guillermo del Toro’s Favorite MonsterIn The Shape of Water, the 57-year-old actor gets to be something he’d never been before — the hero.
  44. Trump: Vote for Alleged Sexual Predator Because Nancy Pelosi Is WorseIn Roy Moore, the president seems to see a kindred spirit.
  45. Poll: 71 Percent of Alabama Republicans Think Roy Moore Allegations Are Made UpThis sounds a little like a certain election that took place in 2016.
  46. Moore Using Abortion Issue to Shame Conservatives Into Voting on December 12Roy Moore’s emphasis on the abortion issue shows the importance of a narrow band of conservative voters who may or may not go to the polls.
  47. interspecies sex
    The Shape of Water Is About a Woman Who Falls for a Fish-Man. Do They Have Sex?An answer to your deepest, darkest question.
  48. Can Doug Jones’s Money Make Roy Moore’s Misdeeds Matter?The alleged sex predator is creeping back up in recent polls, even as his Democratic rival outspends him on TV ads by seven to one.
  49. Trump Won’t Go to Alabama to Campaign for Roy MooreTrump will tweet, but he won’t travel.
  50. Trump Tweets Further Support for Roy MooreThe president continues to think that being a generic Democrat is worse than having been accused of preying on teen girls.
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