National Democrats Eye Shot At Alabama Upset
National Democrats eye shot at Alabama upset
Most national-level Democrats are skeptical of pouring resources into Doug Jones’ bid, given the conservative tilt of the state. | Jeronimo Nisa /The Decatur Daily via AP
Attorney Doug Jones sets up a perfect contrast with Republican Moore, Democrats say. But the odds of victory are long.
By GABRIEL DEBENEDETTI
09/27/2017 12:03 PM EDT
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If Democrats are ever going to have a shot — however remote — at a Senate seat in Alabama, this is it.
At least that’s the immediate reaction within the local party and among some excited national Democrats on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, …