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Doug Jones Defeats Roy Moore to Trim G.O.P. Majority to 1

  • Mr. Jones and the Democrats won in a staunchly Republican state after a campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against Mr. Moore.
  • The race captivated the nation, not only for its debates over party loyalty and morality, but also for its immense implications for both parties and the Trump presidency.

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Key Takeaways From Alabama Election

There are some worrying signs for the Republican party as it heads into the 2018 midterms.

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Mr. Jones addressed supporters Tuesday night after a major upset over Mr. Moore, the scandal-plagued former judge.




Republicans Plan to Accuse Justice Department of Bias

A chorus of Republicans is questioning the impartiality of the Justice Department and its special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, in an attempt to counter the drumbeat of news about Russian interference in the election.


Clinton ‘Just Has to Win,’ F.B.I. Officials Texted in 2016

An agent who was removed this summer from the special counsel investigation of the Trump campaign was found to have exchanged text messages in 2016 that described a potential Trump victory as “terrifying.” Other messages criticized the Clinton team and the Obama administration.




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