Author: Patrick Gallery
As a prosecutor and defense lawyer, Mr. Jones played a role in some of his state’s biggest cases, putting him in a position to make electoral history.
Doug Jones addressed the crowd in Birmingham, Ala., after beating Roy S. Moore in a special election for the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions.
Roy S. Moore, the Republican candidate in the Senate race in Alabama, addressed his supporters on Tuesday night after the election was called for his opponent, Doug Jones.
In a tweet, President Trump congratulated Mr. Jones on his victory and called write-in votes “ a very big factor” in the outcome.
In a frenzy of last-minute negotiations, Republicans drew closer to a 21 percent corporate tax rate and a top individual rate of 37 percent.
Cutting taxes is mostly an exercise in slicing the economic pie a different way, not making it bigger, with gains for a few offset by losses for many.
Some strategies are straightforward; others fiendishly difficult. For many you’ll need to act fast.
Leaders who don’t like to be criticized or investigated have embraced the term. Scholars fear that it further erodes trust in democracy.
Alabama voters go to the polls to choose between Roy S. Moore and Doug Jones in a special election with huge stakes for both parties and President Trump.
Amid a blur of question marks and conflicting polls, Roy S. Moore, the Republican, and Doug Jones, the Democrat, made their final appeals to voters Monday.