• Doug Jones projected to win Alabama's U.S. Senate special election

    One year ago - By The Washington Post

    Democrat Doug Jones on Dec. 12 was projected to win Alabama's U.S. Senate special election, defeating former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore.
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  • Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama U.S. Senate race

    One year ago - By ABC

    Democrat Doug Jones won the Senate election in Alabama, beating Roy Moore in a race stained by sexual misconduct allegations.
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  • Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race

    One year ago - By NY Times

    Doug Jones, a former prosecutor, defeated scandal-scarred Roy S. Moore for the Senate seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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  • Epic! Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race Because Of Black Women

    Epic! Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race Because Of Black Women

    One year ago - By News One

    Most people didn't see this coming. Many of us thought a Democrat could not win in the red state of Alabama. However, pedophilia, homophobia and racism did not win in the deep south. The times are changing.
    Doug Jones won the Alabama Senate race and it was the Black vote, especially Black women, who gave him the victory. See below.
    CNN exit poll shows black women, as usual, are delivering at a crucial moment. AlabamaSenateElection pic.twitter.com/XaonVZoJj6
    - Charlotte Clymer December 13, 2017
    Congrats to Doug Jones and everyone who fought against hate.
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  • Jones wins in stunning Alabama upset

    One year ago - By Boston Herald

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.
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  • The Latest: Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate seat

    One year ago - By Boston Herald

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Latest on Alabama's U.S. Senate election : 9:24 p.m. CST Democrat Doug Jones has won election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump. Jones has defeated Republican Roy Moore, a one-time GOP pariah who was embraced by the Republican Party and the president even after facing allegations of sexual impropriety.
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  • Democrat Doug Jones upsets Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race - AP

    One year ago - By RT

    Democratic candidate Doug Jones will be the new US senator from Alabama after defeating Republican Roy Moore in a special runoff election, according to AP. Jones' shocking victory will send ripples through Congress, and could impact upcoming races.
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  • Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race

    One year ago - By WGN TV

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Democrat Doug Jones wins election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, as voters in the deeply conservative and heavily Republican state deal a stark political blow to President Donald Trump and narrow the GOP's majority in the Senate to two seats.
    The Senate race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones comes as a major upset in a state where the GOP candidate would normally be an easy winner.
    The big question on the minds of many voters: whether the allegations against Moore of sexually abusing teens and his history of controversial comments about women and...
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  • Things to know about Alabama's new US senator, Doug Jones

    One year ago - By Star Tribune


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  • AP: Doug Jones elected to Alabama Senate over embattled Roy Moore

    One year ago - By ABC

    Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama, is the state's new U.S. senator.
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  • Doug Jones beats Roy Moore, dealing stunning defeat to Trump and the far right

    Doug Jones beats Roy Moore, dealing stunning defeat to Trump and the far right

    One year ago - By Think Progress

    Democrat Doug Jones captured a major victory on Tuesday night, wining the special election to fill Alabama's vacant U.S. Senate seat and delivering a substantial blow to the Republican legislative agenda.
    Jones, a former U.S. attorney, beat Republican Roy Moore in an election day marked by unusually high turnout throughout the state, particularly among African-Americans.
    Amazing: turnout is at 72%-77% of '16 presidential race in heavily black counties, but just 55%-60% in rural white counties. Black voters punching above their weight tonight & giving Jones a chance. ALSEN
    - Dave Wasserman...
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  • Democrat takes narrow lead in bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama

    One year ago - By Reuters

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama with high stakes for President Donald Trump was too close to call on Tuesday, with Democrat Doug Jones taking a slight lead over Republican Roy Moore with about 86 percent of the vote counted.
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  • Democrat Doug Jones defeats Trump-backed Roy Moore for US Senate seat

    Democrat Doug Jones defeats Trump-backed Roy Moore for US Senate seat

    One year ago - By New York Post

    Democrat Doug Jones knocked off Republican Roy Moore in the race for an Alabama Senate seat - dealing a stunning blow to President Trump, who endorsed the accused pedophile, saying he was a better choice than a liberal Democrat. Jones' jubliant supporters broke out in cheers at his headquarters in Birmingham at about 10:27 p.m...
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  • Democrat Doug Jones wins election to US Senate from Alabama

    One year ago - By My Sanantonio

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Democrat Doug Jones wins election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, as voters in the deeply conservative and heavily Republican state deal a stark political blow to President Donald Trump and narrow the GOP's majority in the Senate to two seats. The state's former U.S. attorney beat Roy Moore, a former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court whose campaign was upended by allegations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls amid a national reckoning with such sordid conduct.
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  • Doug Jones Just Won the Alabama Senate Election. Here's What Happens Next

    One year ago - By Time

    Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore on Tuesday, becoming the first Democratic senator to represent Alabama in two decades and further narrowing the Republican's slim majority in the upper chamber.
    Jones, who the Associated Press called the winner shortly before 10:30 p.m. Eastern, also became the first Democrat to succeed in 2017's Congressional special elections, with the exception of California's 34th district, which only had Democrats contending for the seat.
    Jones cannot be seated until the Alabama's Secretary of State certifies his win. John Merrill, Alabama's Secretary of State...
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