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Roy Moore defeat: Democrat wins in Alabama Senate upset

Doug Jones has become the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate seat for Alabama after a bitter campaign against Republican Roy Moore. His unexpected victory deals a blow to President Donald Trump, who backed Mr Moore, and narrows the Republican majority in the Senate to 51-49. With 99% of the votes counted, Mr Moore refused to ...

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Alabama Senate race: Trump candidate under spotlight as state votes

Alabama voters are heading to the polls in a Senate election that could have wider implications for Donald Trump. Republican candidate Roy Moore, a former Alabama judge who is embroiled in allegations of child sex abuse, has been endorsed by the US president. Mr Trump’s support is at odds with much of the Republican establishment, who have distanced themselves from ...

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Alabama Senate race: Trump records message for Roy Moore

US President Donald Trump has recorded an audio message for a Republican Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct, on the eve of the election. The president has thrown his political weight fully behind former Alabama judge Roy Moore, who is vying with Democrat Doug Jones for the seat. Mr Moore denies claims by several women that he made unwelcome sexual ...

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