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Doug Jones says don't expect him to always side with Senate Democrats

Doug Jones says don't expect him to always side with Senate Democrats

Democrat Doug Jones, who won election to the Senate from staunchly Republican Alabama, insisted to both parties in politically divided Washington Sunday that he'll leave "all the options on the table" when it comes to his votes next year on issues from immigration to infrastructure.

"I'm going to consider anything," said Jones, explaining that he doesn't plan on labeling himself a progressive or a conservative Democrat but a "Doug Jones Democrat."

In an early sign, Jones reiterated that he would oppose spending money to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, as President Donald Trump insists upon, and expressed concern that a sweeping GOP tax cut...

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