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Alabama's House Just Voted to Ban Special Elections, But It's Definitely Not Because of Doug Jones

The Alabama House of Representatives voted Tuesday to permanently ban the state from holding special elections for U.S. Senate vacancies—you know, those things that happen when a seat in our national legislative branch opens up and we, as a people, pick who will fill it—but it is definitely not because a Democrat,…

Roy Moore Cries Voter Fraud and Blames Black Voters in Last-Ditch Effort to Fight Election Results

In a more perfect world, an alleged pedophile, confirmed bigot, and amateur poet would take his historic election drubbing with a modicum of dignity and slink back into whatever varmint hole he crawled out of. But this is a dark, fallen world, and disgraced former Judge Roy Moore shows no sign of admitting he lost…

Remember That Time the Democrats Delayed a Major Vote for an Incoming Senator?

Here’s a funny old thing: Doug Jones’ victory last night means there will be one fewer Republican in the Senate, which could—should—mean one less vote for the massive handout to donors that is the GOP tax bill. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Luther Strange, the interim senator currently occupying the…

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Alabama Farmer Delivers Gut-Wrenching Indictment of Roy Moore's Anti-LGBTQ Views

Even if Roy Moore had never pursued teenage girls as young as 14 when he was well into his 30s, his proudly discussed prejudices against the LGBTQ community and people of color should have immediately disqualified him from the race to fill Jeff Sessions’ vacated Senate seat. But his views didn’t disqualify him and now…