Democrat Jones Wins Stunning Red-State Alabama Senate Upset
In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on 12 December 2017.
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election, 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. It was the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century in Alabama, one of the reddest of red states, and proved anew that party loyalty is anything but certain in the…