Tag: Doug Jones

Black Women: The Voice of Influence in Midterm Elections

With the midterm elections two weeks away, it’s clear that a historically overlooked voting block — Black women — who are more politically engaged than any other demographic — will make all the difference for Democratic candidates. “Alabama was this tipping point around Black women’s leadership,” said Glynda Carr, co-founder…

The National Impact of the Election of Doug Jones

Ever since Doug Jones upset accused sex offender Roy Moore in early December, pundits and party leaders alike have grappled with the question of whether this was a deformation of Moore or the change of political tide. Last Thursday while filling in for Rachel Maddow, Joy Reid spoke with Democratic…

Doug Jones Selects a Black Chief of Staff

Doug Jones, the first Alabama Democrat elected to the Senate in a quarter century, has tapped Dana Gresham to become his chief of staff.In his new role, Gresham will be the only Black chief of staff for a Democratic senator. Two Republicans in the Senate, Sens. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and…

Black Women Beat Trump's Pervert in Alabama Upset

Tuesday night when exit polls regarding the Alabama Senate special election became available,#BlackWomenbegan to trend on Twitter as it became evident that Democratic candidate Doug Jones had narrowly defeated Republican candidate Roy Moore. Almost every Black woman who cast a vote 98 percent voted for Jones, according toCNN exit polls….