Dec 12, 2017

10. All eyes on Alabama

Rebecca Zisser / Axios

Today, Alabamians will go to the polls to decide whether Republican Roy Moore or Democrat Doug Jones will serve as their next senator. This special election has gotten way more attention than most, and it's easy to see why: The GOP's internal divisions are on full display, and a candidate who should have been an easy front-runner in a solid red state has been accused by more than five women of predatory behavior.

The big question: Will the scandals and allegations of sexual assault on teenagers be enough to deter Alabama voters from casting their ballots for the once-favored Moore and elect the state's first Democratic senator in 25 years? Or will a population distrusting of Washington and the media stick with their party?

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