In Huge Upset, Doug Jones Wins Election In Alabama : The NPR Politics Podcast For the first time in 25 years, Alabama has elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore, who had been dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct, in the state's special election yesterday. This episode: host/congressional reporter Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, political editor Domenico Montanaro and national correspondent Debbie Elliott in Alabama. Email the show at email@example.com. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.