Doug Jones victory speech in Alabama: 'This race has been about dignity'

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After an upset victory over Roy Moore, the Democrat described himself as ‘overwhelmed’ and thanked Alabama’s minority communities for their support

Declaring victory in the Alabama Senate race, Doug Jones thanked his supporters at at an ebullient election night party and called on Washington to listen to the message the voters of the state have sent.

Jones, a former federal prosecutor, said he was “overwhelmed” by the win, but that the vote was not about himself or his opponent Republican Roy Moore, but was a moment for national unity.

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