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Senate swears in Democrat Doug Jones as budget talks with White House intensify – LA Times

Two new senators are sworn in Wednesday, including Alabama Democrat Doug Jones, whose election stunned Washington and narrows the Republican majority to 51-49. The arrivals, with Minnesota’s Tina Smith appointed to replace resigend Democratic Sen Al Franken, come as budget, immigration talks resume Newly-elected Alabama Sen. Doug Jones was sworn …

In Alabama, Bannon decries GOP leaders as Roy Moore battles rival amid molestation allegations – LA Times

Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones of Alabama attacked GOP rival Roy Moore over sexual misconduct allegations as Moore surrogate Steve Bannon castigated Republican leaders for shunning their party’s candidate. Republican Roy Moore’s Democratic rival in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race said Tuesday that he worked as a prosecutor “to ensure that men who …