AP Photo/John Bazemore A supporter of Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones reacts during an election-night watch party in Birmingham This article originally appeared at The Huffington Post. Subscribe here. S hould Democrats...Show More Summary
It appears Roy Moore won’t remain the most controversial GOP candidate to run for Congress after Donald Trump’s election. Moore, who lost to Democratic candidate Doug Jones in Alabama’s Senate race after several women had accused him...Show More Summary
In the immediate aftermath of Doug Jones’ shock victory in the Alabama Senate race, the Democratic National Committee tried to take no small amount of credit. Indeed, it took $1 … Click to Continue »
Ruy Teixeira has performed his own analysis of recent elections and offers this conclusion about the Alabama Senate race won by Doug Jones: Jones’s triumph was not attributable to his strong showing among black voters alone, or even a combination of black voters and white college graduates. My analysis indicates that Jones benefited from a […]
Alabama’s GOP-controlled state House has voted to end special elections for Senate seats, weeks after Democrat Doug Jones triumphed over scandal hit Republican Roy Moore in a special Senate election …... The post Alabama House ends special elections after Doug Jones win appeared first on Raw...
Under the new bill, the state governor's appointee will fill a vacant Senate seat until the next general election.
AP Photo/John Bazemore Supporters of Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones react during an election-night watch party in Birmingham, Alabama Union leader and progressive activist and strategist Paul Booth died suddenly on Wednesday, January 17. Show More Summary
The announced retirements of Republican Senators Bob Corker (Tenn.) and Jeff Flake (Ariz.) — plus Democratic Senator Doug Jones’s stunning upset in Alabama and the emergence of crackpot Republican candidates (e.g., Joe Arpaio and Kelli Ward in Arizona) — have put the Senate majority in play. A tidal wave of retirements in the House, including nine chairmen as of today, […]
The seeds for the epic meltdown in the Trump-Bannon relationship were sown in the contentious Alabama Senate special election, when Bannon’s candidate, Roy Moore, lost to Democrat Doug Jones — embarrassing the former White House aide and empowering his sworn enemy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Like we said in this morning’s Roundup, VP Mike Pence swore in two brand-new United State senators yesterday, both Democrats. Doug Jones, who beat Judge Roy Moore, fan of the Ten Commandments and (allegedly) little girls and no fan of...Read more
Yesterday was a historic moment for side-eye — and, you know, the state of Alabama or whatever. Democrat Doug Jones was sworn in Wednesday by Vice President Mike Pence, making him Alabama's first Democratic Senator in 25 years. Alongside the newly minted senator was his son, Carson Jones, who is gay. Show More Summary
Carson Jones, the gay son of Democratic Alabama Senator Doug Jones, posted a photo to social media of his dad’s swearing-in on Wednesday. In the photo, Carson appears to be staring down Vice President Mike Pence. Jones hashtagged the photo… Read The post Doug Jones’s Gay Son Carson Stares Down Homophobic VP Mike Pence at Senate Swearing-In appeared first on Towleroad.
ROLL CALL: Doug Jones Now Faces the Red-State Democrat’s Dilemma. Doug Jones will enter the Senate on Wednesday as the Democrat who did the impossible — he won his seat in Republican-dominated Alabama. He will now join a small cadre of red-state Democrats who have to navigate an increasingly divisive political environment. Jones said he […]
In Alabama’s special election to determine who would replace Jeff Sessions in the U.S. Senate, Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore. Sessions, a pro-life Republican, is currently serving as Attorney General for the Trump...Show More Summary
Two new Democratic senators were sworn in Wednesday, including Alabama’s Doug Jones, whose stunning special-election win narrowed the Republican majority in the chamber to just 51-49 as President Trump looks to implement his 2018 agenda. Jones was joined by Tina Smith of Minnesota, appointed by...
The GOP majority narrowed to 51-49 as two new Democratic senators were sworn in
Vice President Pence on Wednesday swore in a pair of Democrats as the newest Senators on Capitol Hill.
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Democrat Doug Jones, who pulled off a political upset in the South, took office even though his opponent Roy Moore refuses to concede