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Roy Moore, seen here watching election returns in his Senate race, had called on Alabama officials to not certify the results of the special election that he lost to Democrat Doug Jones. An Alabama judge rejected the request Thursday, and Jones was certified the winner. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Democrat Doug Jones greets supporters before his victory speech Tuesday night. Jones defeated controversial Republican Roy Moore to become the first Democratic senator elected from Alabama in 25 years. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A supporter of Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore attends a campaign rally at Oak Hollow Farm in Fairhope, Ala., on Dec. 5. Moore faces Democrat Doug Jones on Tuesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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"Big Jim" Folsom during a campaign event in 1946. He also would bring a bucket and mop to campaign events, vowing to clean up state government. The bucket was used to collect campaign donations. Courtesy of the Alabama Department of Archives and History hide caption

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The Southeast is preparing for the first winter storm this season. Though precipitation is expected, warmer air and ground temperatures should prevent serious sticking or freezing. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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President Trump meets with congressional leaders in the Oval Office at the White House on Sept. 6. The deadline to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling is coming up on Dec. 8. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore faces allegations that he acted inappropriately toward a 14-year-old girl when he was 32. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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White Evangelicals Conflicted By Accusations Against Roy Moore

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., participate in an executive business meeting in April. A party-line vote by the committee on Thursday advanced the judicial nomination of Brett Talley despite his lack of trial experience. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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