Doug Jones takes a selfie with a supporter during a get out the vote campaign rally

Doug Jones, the first Democrat from Alabama to win a Senate seat in over 2 decades, says Congress should "get on with the real issues" and stop pushing President Trump to resign amid sexual harassment allegations.

"(T)hose allegations were made before the election, and so people had an opportunity to judge before that election," Jones told CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday morning.

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Democrat Doug Jones upset Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama special election to win the senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions last year.

Jones' win is all the more remarkable because Alabama is the reddest state in America, but Moore was unable to overcome those pesky sexual harassment allegations that plagued his campaign.

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Barack Obama has recorded a message telling Alabama voters to get out and vote for senate candidate Doug Jones in Alabama's special election on Tuesday. According to Fox News, Jones is a 10-point favorite over Roy Moore to win AG Jeff Sessions' vacated senate seat.

President Donald Trump also recorded a message urging voters to elect Moore in the majority Republican red state.

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Senate candidate Doug Jones admits his campaign sent out racist campaign fliers to black constituents in Alabama. The mailer was intended to motivate black people to vote for Jones rather than his opponent Roy Moore, whose campaign was nearly upended by sexual harassment allegations.

The mailer, which was designed to resemble an Internet meme, featured the text: “Think if a Black man went after high school girls anyone would try to make him a senator?” Under that is a photo of a young black man with a skeptical look on his face.

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