How Doug Jones' Alabama Special Election Win Is Reverberating In Washington05:49
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Democratic U.S. Sen.-elect Doug Jones greets supporters during his election-night gathering at the Sheraton Hotel on Dec. 12, 2017 in Birmingham, Ala. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Democratic U.S. Sen.-elect Doug Jones greets supporters during his election-night gathering at the Sheraton Hotel on Dec. 12, 2017 in Birmingham, Ala. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday, making him the first Democratic senator the state has elected in 25 years. His win narrows the Republican majority in the Senate and threatens Trump's legislative agenda.

NPR's Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNPR) joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the result and its implications.

This segment aired on December 13, 2017.

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