With a surprisingly strong turnout, voters in one of the most Republican states elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate and repudiated its controversial GOP nominee. John Yang reports on the upset in Alabama’s election and Judy Woodruff talks to…
Looking ahead to the the 2018 legislative agenda and elections, what are the political lessons from Alabama’s Senate race? Judy Woodruff gets analysis from Stuart Rothenberg of Inside Elections, Chris Buskirk, editor of American Greatness, and Michael Steel, the former…
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
Roy Moore refused to concede the Senate race to Democrat Doug Jones, who pulled off a stunning upset in what is normally a reliably Republican-leaning state.
By Daniel Bush
Jones’ victory was a milestone for Democrats in Alabama, a deeply conservative state that had not elected a Democratic U.S. senator in more than two decades.
By Erica R. Hendry
Moore cited a state law that would automatically trigger a recount for any race within half a percentage point. Alabama's secretary of state said the margin of victory was not that close.
By PBS NewsHour
Democrat Doug Jones is projected to win the Alabama special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a race that wasn’t expected to be competitive. The NewsHour's Daniel Bush and Don Dailey of Alabama…
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press
Here's what we know about 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.
By Kimberly Chandler and Steve Peoples, Associated Press
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.
By PBS NewsHour
It was supposed to be a little-noticed race with no real competition. But as Alabama voters choose their next senator in a special election, the race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has come down to the wire.
In interview after interview, GOP voters in Alabama said their opposition to abortion and gay marriage outweighed their discomfort with sending someone accused of molesting children to Congress.
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