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Nov 10, 2017, 12:10pm EST
  • December 14, 2017

    Even the White House suggests Roy Moore should concede

    "Sounds like it should have already taken place," the White House press secretary said.

  • December 14, 2017

    “Trust Black women” tells Black women you didn’t trust us before

    The default is skepticism.

  • December 14, 2017

    What Roy Moore’s loss can tell us about American evangelicals’ future

    Moore’s defeat highlighted the changing face of evangelical America along racial and age lines.

  • December 13, 2017

    The Alabama election shows exactly why feminism in 2018 can’t just be about white women

    Black women voted overwhelmingly against Roy Moore. Feminism has to recognize their leadership.

  • December 13, 2017

    What Doug Jones’s victory means for the GOP tax bill

    Officially, nothing. But Republicans have stumbled before.

  • December 13, 2017

    After Doug Jones’s win, here's what Democrats need to do to retake the Senate in 2018

    If they hold all their own seats (which won’t be easy), they need to pick up two more.

  • December 13, 2017

    Obamacare repeal died in Birmingham

    Obamacare repeal might really, actually, truly be dead.

  • December 13, 2017

    The Alabama election is the latest example of the political power of black women 

    Black women didn’t vote to "save" Alabama last night. They voted to protect themselves.

  • December 13, 2017

    Exit polls aren’t enough to answer the big questions about Alabama turnout

    Adjust your hot election takes accordingly.

  • December 13, 2017

    Doug Jones’s secret weapon with black voters in Alabama: Roy Moore

    Between pro-slavery comments and birtherism, Moore made Jones’s victory with black voters easy.

  • December 13, 2017

    “African-American communities are turning up, and they are turning out”

    How local Alabama activists and the Democratic Party joined forces to elect Doug Jones.

  • December 13, 2017

    Republican Roy Moore refuses to concede, says "wait on God and let this process play out”

    But the Alabama secretary of state said it’s "highly unlikely" the outcome will change.

  • December 13, 2017

    Doug Jones is the first Democrat to win an Alabama Senate seat in 25 years

    Jones is a civil rights attorney, best known for prosecuting members of the Ku Klux Klan.

  • December 12, 2017

    Why Doug Jones’s narrow win is not enough to make me confident about American democracy 

    We’re the country that almost elected Roy Moore. We’re the country that did elect Donald Trump.

  • December 12, 2017

    “You helped bend that moral arc”: read Doug Jones’s victory speech

    "We have come so far and the people of Alabama have spoken."

  • December 12, 2017

    Steve Bannon's Republican critics are gleefully dunking on him for Roy Moore's shocking loss

    "Not every man can make an Alabama Senate race close, but Steve Bannon can."

  • December 12, 2017

    It’s not just scandal: Moore lost in Alabama because the GOP agenda is toxically unpopular

    Republicans are now in trouble everywhere.

  • December 12, 2017

    Doug Jones’s win just vastly improved Democrats’ chances of retaking the Senate in 2018

    The upset in Alabama gives the party a plausible path to a takeover for the first time.

  • December 12, 2017

    3 winners and 2 losers in the Alabama Senate race

    It’s a shocking upset that puts the Senate in play for 2018.

  • December 12, 2017

    Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate special election

    A historic victory for a Democrat in a deep red state.

  • December 12, 2017

    “Dear Alabama”: tweets pleaded with voters not to elect Roy Moore

    But they could backfire.

  • December 12, 2017

    #RaptureAnxiety calls out evangelicals' toxic obsession with the end times

    From Trump’s Jerusalem decision to Roy Moore’s campaign, this week has triggered many evangelicals’ anxieties about the apocalypse.

  • December 12, 2017

    A Roy Moore spokesperson just said Moore “probably” thinks homosexual conduct should be illegal

    This happened. In 2017.

  • December 12, 2017

    The Republican Party’s Roy Moore catastrophe, explained

    Moore is facing sexual assault allegations heading into an election with enormous national consequences.

  • December 12, 2017

    Doug Jones got more money from Alabama voters than Roy Moore did

    The Democrat has more support in his state than polls suggest.