AGAINST THE GRAIN

Alabama Stunner Reshapes Senate Map

Democrats now have a plausible path to retaking the upper chamber in a political environment that looks downright disastrous for Republicans.

Democrat Doug Jones waves to supporters Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Jones won Alabama's special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.
AP Photo/John Bazemore
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