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What Doug Jones' election could mean for the US Senate

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Democrats are already hailing Doug Jones’ victory as a moral triumph -- not just for Alabama, but for the entire country.His election is a political shot ...

Meet Democrat Doug Jones, Alabama's senator-elect

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Alabama's senatorial runoff day not only marked the first time a Democrat has won a Senate seat in Alabama in 25 years.It ...

Support from women hands Democrats victory in Alabama, exit polls show

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Negative perceptions among voters over the sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Roy Moore handed the Democrats a rare victory in deep-red Alabama, ...

Doug Jones' victory in Alabama comes on special anniversary

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Doug Jones made history on Tuesday as the first Democrat to be voted into Senate from reliably red Alabama in more than two ...

Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race in seismic Democratic victory

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Doug Jones, a Democratic former U.S. attorney whose long-shot candidacy was bolstered by a wave of sexual misconduct accusations against his opponent Roy Moore, ...

Attorney general ties NYC terror attack to 'failures' in immigration system

Joe Raedle/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions invoked this week’s terror attack in New York City to criticize United States immigration policy at a Baltimore press conference ...

Senior FBI agent removed from Mueller's team repeatedly called Trump 'an idiot'

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The senior FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team over the summer repeatedly called President Donald Trump "an idiot," and said the Republican Party ...

Trump Jr.'s lawyer asks House Intel committee to probe interview leaks

William Campbell/Corbis via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, through his attorney, has formally asked the House Intelligence Committee to open a review into ...

Democrats call for Congress to probe allegations of Trump's sexual misconduct

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- More than 110 House Democrats have joined a letter to the leaders of the House Oversight Committee calling for an investigation into ...

McMaster previews new national security strategy ahead of next week's official debut

Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --  National security adviser H.R. McMaster on Tuesday gave a preview of the Trump administration’s new national security policy, which he said will be unveiled ...

Doug Jones counting on Alabama's African-American voters

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --  Alabama's Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones arrived to greet diners at Martha’s Place Buffet and Catering around lunch time on the eve of election ...

Feds in 'heightened posture' over hackers who may target Alabama election

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Federal officials are in "a heightened posture" looking to thwart any hackers who may be targeting Tuesday's hotly contested Senate race in Alabama, where allegations of ...

Trump’s legal team wants second special counsel to probe FBI, DOJ for conflicts

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --  Lawyers for President Donald Trump are pushing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint a second special counsel to investigate the FBI agents who are ...

Trump attacks Gillibrand after call for his resignation, suggests she'd 'do anything' for campaign contributions

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is attacking Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in retaliation for suggesting he resign in the face of sexual harassment allegations made by multiple women. Over ...

Roy Moore's wife defends him against anti-Semitism claims: 'One of our attorneys is a Jew'

ABC News (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- Kayla Moore, the wife of Alabama Senate GOP candidate Roy Moore, refuted accusations that her husband holds anti-Semitic views and accused the media of ...

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