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Megathread: AP Calls Alabama Senate Special Election for Democrat Doug Jones

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>[(AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, 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.](https://apnews.com/e2f3c87b2f6b4c05b5e8f8cab38dd48c/Jones-wins-in-stunning-Alabama-upset)

>[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 sure in the age of Trump. It was a major embarrassment for the president and a fresh wound for the nation’s already divided Republican Party.](https://apnews.com/e2f3c87b2f6b4c05b5e8f8cab38dd48c/Jones-wins-in-stunning-Alabama-upset)


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