HRC Celebrates Swearing-In of AL Senator Doug Jones
HRC Celebrates Swearing-In of AL Senator Doug Jones
Doug Jones to be sworn into Senate seat Wednesday on family Bible
12 January, 2018, 20:27
The man who ran former Chief Justice Roy Moore's failed bid for U.S. Senate in Alabama is now running for a U.S. congressional seat himself. Doug Jones, D-Ala., at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. Manchin is up for re-election in a state President Donald Trump won by more than 40 points in 2016, but Democrats believe the former governor's personal brand in the Mountain State will make him hard to beat.
This distinguishes him from pretty much zero Senate Democrats. As a former U.S. Attorney, Senator Jones brings to Congress his experience fighting for the most vulnerable among us.
In one of his first moves, Jones named his leadership team Tuesday - all of them Alabama natives. Former Vice President Walter Mondale - himself a former Minnesota senator - stood next to Tina Smith.
Biden campaigned for Jones in Alabama a year ago, and soon after Jones' historic win, the Senator-elect sent out an email raising money for Biden's political action committee.
Biden worked his way around the room, greeting warmly the roughly dozen Democrats in attendance as well as the five Republicans.
"I don't think that's an expense taxpayers should have to incur", Jones said last month.
Franken announced his resignation in December amid mounting pressure to step down in light of growing allegations of sexual misconduct against women before and after he joined the Senate.
Jones, 63, will represent one of the most conservative states in the nation and is stressing his desire to work with both parties. Jay Rockefeller (Democrat of West Virginia), will be legislative director.
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Alabama Senator-elect Doug Jones has picked a Black ex-Obama official to be his chief of staff.
When Jones takes office, he will reduce the already slim Republican majority.
The National Urban League, the Senate Black Legislative Staff Caucus and other groups have called on Senate leaders to step up efforts to address the lack of diversity among top staffers.
Moore's actions, like Trump's, teach voters to view those who cast ballots for rival candidates not as fellow citizens of a shared democracy but as immoral and illegitimate "takers" who need to be defeated.
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