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NH Democrats volunteer for Doug Jones campaign

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Democrats are celebrating Tuesday night's upset victory in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, and some Granite State elected officials were there volunteering for Sen.-elect Doug Jones.
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Doug Jones Wins in Alabama: Greg Gutfeld Reacts to Roy Moore Loss

Doug Jones Wins in Alabama: Greg Gutfeld Reacts to Roy Moore Loss

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Did Democrats Get Lucky in Alabama?

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The victory of Democrat Doug Jones in deep-red Alabama has roiled the Republican Party and invigorated Democrats, who are hoping to seize back control of Congress next year. POLITICO Magazine asked 13 of the sharpest political analysts we know to interpret Tuesday night's stunning upset, and to tell us what it means for 2018. Are Democrats poised to win big in the midterms? Or was Roy Moore's loss just a fluke, the inevitable result of running a flawed candidate who stood accused of sexually assaulting teenagers? And who should Republicans blame for their defeat? Here's what the pundits...
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Alabama representatives weigh in on Doug Jones' Senate win

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Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., and Rep. Bradley Byrne, R.-Ala., give their take on what happened in the Alabama Senate race, which saw Democrat Doug Jones win by a margin of 1.5 percent over Republican Roy Moore in the deeply red state.
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‘He's the change Alabama needs': strong reactions to Jones' win over Moore

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - Reactions are strong, across the state, just a day after Democrat Doug Jones became the winner of the special election for United States Senator.
“I think he'll do a good job,” one Birmingham resident said.
Many voters said after weeks of heavy campaigning from both Senate candidates, watching the votes come in last night was nerve wracking.
“In the beginning, yes, it was very scary and I said, ‘it is what it is'. But in the end it was a great turn out and I'm very proud of Alabama,” Jones supporter Martine Sebbaeg said.
“When I first saw it I was like, ‘wow'...
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Black voters in Selma put Doug Jones over the top. The symbolism wasn't lost on activists

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The history of Selma was alive and well the night of the Democrat's election to the Senate.
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The Angle: Good News, Finally Edition

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Huzzah: Alabama's black voters stood up for Doug Jones in a big way, and now the Democratic Party must remember what it owes them, Jamelle Bouie writes. The Republican Party, on the other hand, should see this as a reckoning, but Reihan Salam doubts it will. And Isaac Chotiner proposes -only half in jest-that Doug Jones, a candidate who won in a red state without compromising his blue positions, should consider a run for president.
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'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win

'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win

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More than 90 percent of African-Americans voted for Doug Jones in Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday and Jones had the support of 98 percent of black women, according to exit polling. (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win

'Black Votes Matter': African-Americans Propel Jones To Alabama Win

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More than 90 percent of African-Americans voted for Doug Jones in Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday and Jones had the support of 98 percent of black women, according to exit polling. (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Clinton visit Vancouver, applauds Trudeau, celebrates Democrats' win in Alabama

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VANCOUVER - Hillary Clinton says she feels “a tiny bit less” concerned about the United States following the Democratic party's surprise win in Alabama's senate race on Monday.
The former presidential candidate is calling the electoral upset a turning point for Americans in pushing for accountability from President Donald Trump, who backed the unsuccessful Republican candidate.
Clinton made the comments while in Vancouver promoting her new book.
She expressed concern about Trump's impulsive social media habits and pledged to remain part of the debate about the future of the U.S.
Clinton...
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Alabamians react to Jones's win

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Voters spoke about their reactions and expectations after Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's U.S. Senate seat in a special election on Dec. 12.
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Doug Jones' Win Breaks Alabama's Long Record Of Electing Climate Change Deniers

Doug Jones' Win Breaks Alabama's Long Record Of Electing Climate Change Deniers

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The lesson to Democrats: Don't shy away from climate change.
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Doug Jones's Alabama Victory Proves Democrats Don't Have to Abandon Abortion Rights to Win

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The Democratic Party has wrestled with the question of whether to become more moderate on its abortion rights stance. Doug Jones's election victory could be the answer.
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Doug Jones didn't shy away from climate change and the environment in his surprise victory

Doug Jones didn't shy away from climate change and the environment in his surprise victory

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Alabama will be sending a new senator to Washington who believes in science, opposes President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, and supports future investments in renewable energy over fossil fuels.
While environmental issues weren't at the forefront of Doug Jones' victorious Senate campaign, the former federal prosecutor ran on a decidedly progressive platform in a deep red state - including clear stances on climate action and clean energy. And after his surprise win on Tuesday, Jones will be in a position to deliver greater federal funding to protect Alabama's...
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Doug Jones wins Alabama's Senate race, a first for a Democrat in 25 years. How it all unfolded in this week's ‘Talking Points'

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In backing Roy Moore in Alabama's U.S. Senate race even though the candidate faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls, President Donald Trump made a risky bet - and lost big.
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After Special Election, Alabama Will Send Democrat To Senate For First Time In 25 Years

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Doug Jones is the first Democrat to win a Senate election in Alabama in a quarter century. Although he wasn't a household name in the state before the campaign began, Jones has a long history in state politics.
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What Democrat Doug Jones' Win In Alabama Means For Congress

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Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special U.S. Senate election. This means the state will send a Democrat to the Senate for the first time in two decades, shrinking the GOP majority and emboldening Democrats heading into the 2018 midterm elections.
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