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Doug Jones Wins in Alabama; Republicans May Be the Big Winners.

Posted By Cliff Tuttle | December 12, 2017

No. 1,375

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The party leaders will never admit it.  With the #MeToo Revolution in full swing and time running out on the Trump legislative agenda, the Republicans do not need a floor fight over seating Roy Moore.  Most of them fear (with good reason) going on the record.

The expression “dodging a bullet” is a gross understatement. Try dodging an asteroid.

Meanwhile, in the unintended consequences department, look for a sharp decline in female staff hires and historic number of female candidates, including Presidential contenders.

CLT

POSTSCRIPT:  Mr. Moore didn’t get the memo, though. He wants a recount.

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