>> Democrat Doug Jones pulled off a stunning upset in Tuesday's Alabama Senate race, becoming the first member of his party to represent Alabama in the Senate in 20 years.>>
>> Polls had once shown Moore, a Christian conservative, far ahead of Jones, but they tightened amid the allegations, and Moore's path to the former Senate seat of Attorney General Jeff Sessions had looked less assured.
The women said he pursued them when they were teenagers and he was in his thirties. Reuters has not independently confirmed the accusations.>> I have always believed that the people of Alabama have more in common than that divide us.>>
In recent weeks, President Donald Trump and the national party threw their full support behind Moore, but it wasn't enough. A former U.S attorney, Jones prosecuted KKK members for crimes they committed during the Civil Rights era, a fact analysts said might have motivated African American voters to turn out on his behalf.
>> Tonight is a night for rejoicing, because as Dr. King said, as Dr.King liked to quote, the moral arc of the universe is long but it bends towards justice.>> Jones' addition to the Senate reduces to the GOP majority, giving them 51 votes to 49, meaning a tougher road ahead for Trump's agenda and much-needed momentum for the Democrats ahead of the 2018 midterms.