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Key Senate contest in Alabama races to finish

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — National political leaders made last-ditch efforts to woo voters in the Alabama Senate race Monday, as the candidates made their final arguments in a pivotal special election that has attracted more than $41 million in spending. Former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden recorded robo-calls for Democrat Doug Jones, while President Trump recorded an appeal for Republican Roy Moore. “If Alabama elects liberal Democrat Doug Jones, all of our progress will be stopped cold,” Trump said in his message. The stakes were high for both parties, as the outcome will likely set the stage for the 2018 midterm elections.

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