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Doug Jones Rides a Perfect GOP Storm to the Senate

Mother Jones illustration; Brynn Anderson/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Against all odds, a Democrat will take the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and represent Alabama in the US Senate. Doug Jones, the underdog in the race, prevailed Tuesday in a close contest against a historically compromised opponent.…

Campaign Spokesman: Roy Moore “Probably” Thinks Homosexual Conduct Should Be Illegal

Dan Anderson/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Roy Moore’s campaign spokesman Ted Crockett told CNN’s Jake Tapper Tuesday that the Republican Alabama senate candidate “probably” would consider homosexual conduct illegal. Asked by Tapper to elaborate on a statement Roy Moore made in 2005 that homosexual conduct should be against the law, Crockett…

After Crude Trump Tweet, RNC Sends Out Opposition Research Attacking Kirsten Gillibrand

President Donald Trump.Susan Walsh/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The Republican National Committee has joined President Donald Trump’s all-out attack on Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, blasting out an email Tuesday containing opposition research about the New York Democrat. The RNC’s broadside follows a back-and-forth between Gillibrand and the White House over…