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Doug Jones to Roy Moore: 'It's time to move on' and concede defeat

Added: 14.12.2017 12:14 | 7 views | 0 comments

In the wake of his upset victory in Alabama over Roy Moore, Senator-elect Doug Jones joins TODAY live and exclusively from Birmingham. Regarding Moore's refusal to concede the election, he says, "I understand the frustration a little bit," but adds, "it's time to move on." He says his victory was "a combination" of support for himself and opposition to Moore: "We had the wind at our back."

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Democrats see road map for 2018 in huge turnout among black voters in Alabama

Added: 14.12.2017 2:44 | 13 views | 0 comments

DeJuana Thompson spent Alabama's election night at a party where "I Voted" stickers were the price of entry - one more bash for Woke Vote, an organization that had spent $400,000 to turn out young black voters. Thompson, a Birmingham native, had joined Woke Vote's get-out-the-vote drive when it...


5 reasons why the electoral outcome in Alabama is a big deal

Added: 13.12.2017 7:15 | 15 views | 0 comments

December 13, 2017 3:15 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Democrat Doug Jones won a bitter fight for a US Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama on Tuesday, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump in a tight race marked by sexual misconduct accusations against firebrand Republican candidate Roy Moore.

'Cricket changed my life' - Moeen reflects on Birmingham upbringing

Added: 13.12.2017 6:32 | 2 views | 0 comments

England all-rounder Moeen Ali visits his hometown in Sparkhill, Birmingham to reflect on his younger days and how street cricket helped him tackle his confidence.


Alabama Senate race winner Doug Jones a civil rights champion

Added: 13.12.2017 4:58 | 18 views | 0 comments

December 13, 2017 12:04 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AFP, NYTimes) - Doug Jones, the Democrat who pulled off a stunning upset victory in  Alabama’s nail-biter Senate contest on Tuesday, is considered a champion for civil rights in a state that played a seminal role in the 1960s movement. 


Democrat Doug Jones scores upset win in Alabama senate race in blow to Trump

Added: 13.12.2017 4:58 | 6 views | 0 comments

December 13, 2017 11:37 AM
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA (REUTERS) – Democrat Doug Jones won a bitter fight for a US Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama on Tuesday (Dec 12), US media projected, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump in a race marked by accusations of sexual misconduct against Republican candidate Roy Moore. 

Jones supporters celebrate after election is called

Added: 13.12.2017 4:08 | 15 views | 0 comments

Supporters of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones in Birmingham, Ala. cheered on Dec. 12, after CNN called the election.

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Once a long shot, Democrat Doug Jones now seen as clear winner in Alabama Senate race

Added: 13.12.2017 4:04 | 7 views | 0 comments

December 13, 2017 12:04 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (NYTimes) - Doug Jones, a Democratic former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic Senate campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against the Republican, according to The Associated Press.


2 Weeks in Krabi, Thailand just £712pp - incl. resort, breakfast, direct flights & transfers

Added: 12.12.2017 14:03 | 5 views | 0 comments

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