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Everything had to go exactly right for Doug Jones, and exactly wrong for Roy Moore—and it did.
Portraits from the Yellowhammer state, where Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in the special election for Senate on Tuesday
The state’s Black Belt made big turnout gains in support of the Democratic candidate, providing his margin of victory in the Senate special election in a deep-red state.
Democrat Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate race, narrowing the Republican majority and handing the president a major political setback.
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In a major upset, the Democratic candidate prevailed in the deeply conservative state.