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Alabama Senate upset pushes predictions of 2018 Democratic wave

What a difference one election makes. Except it’s not just one election. Sen.-elect Doug Jones of Alabama (don’t you just love reading that?) came from behind to win over accused sexual predator Roy Moore. Although media were saying the race was too close to call, they were all expecting a Moore win. A thin plurality […]

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Doug Jones’ Alabama Senate victory: Black voters, honesty, and shoe-leather campaigning

When you’re on the winning side in an election, you’re happy. If your candidate lost, you’re casting around for someone to blame. Media love to issue morning-after political analyses, assigning winners and losers. Let’s see if we can’t do the same. Winners Doug Jones. Obviously, the victor in the contest belongs at the top of […]

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