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Doug Jones @DougJones Birmingham, Alabama

Louise's husband. Father of three. Granddad of two. U.S. Senator for Alabama. Dog person. Avid hunter and fisherman. Author of ”Bending Toward Justice.”

372 Following   228,086 Followers   1,107 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/17/11


Folks, we are gaining momentum in the pursuit of truth and #ImpartialJustice. I promise y’all this: truth is the mo… https://t.co/yguAh7kJvxIt was a very solemn day today. Make no mistake. Very solemn w/the weight of the Constitution on our shoulders.… https://t.co/gvCHw8Vdvu
1/17
2020
I sure hope this is the case. #ImpartialJustice isn’t partisan and I hope my colleagues will join me in wanting th… https://t.co/f1tFHFE1tB
1/13
2020
Great news Governor! Louise and I pray for your continued good health. Gov. Kay Ivey's doctor says her cancer ap… https://t.co/BBRhJMBBrRWe should not compare the Clinton trial with Trump. Completely different. See why below. https://t.co/jkE6cIY3eT
1/8
2020
Big difference between Clinton & Trump impeachments. In Clinton all w/first hand knowledge testified or gave statem… https://t.co/Voch0c9gTeBack in DC tonight and even with all that we are facing ahead of us, the close of 2019 for me was amazing: permanen… https://t.co/uCSn6H90lr
1/7
2020
Thanks for the memories Tua and for all you have done for your teammates and Bama football. Godspeed in the next… https://t.co/9qVirNUxHWRegardless of what Bolton’s testimony might be, I want to hear from him and review his documents. Why wouldn’t anyo… https://t.co/qGe5ehodeF
1/6
2020
Happy, Happy Birthday to my amazing running mate and campaign secret weapon Louise, the not so secret to my success! https://t.co/hVwBxf0uHj
1/3
2020
America deserves a full, fair & complete trial. Justice that is fair and impartial requires witnesses, documents an… https://t.co/Gm2EKLUcba
1/2
2020
Happy New Year folks! Are you ready for 2020? I damn sure am! #OneAlabama https://t.co/l0p3kWhZbh
1/1
2019
You know folks I am tired of hearing about “Republicans this” and “Democrats that.” This is about loyalty to the c… https://t.co/T2pPMQSxbh
12/31
2019
.@repjohnlewis has been a guiding light in the darkest of times, a man who puts the greater good before himself, an… https://t.co/YYutoMB0Nj
12/30
2019
Yesterday we lost the Jones family patriarch. My dad, Gordon Jones, died as my mom, his wife of 70 years, held his… https://t.co/jAKj8KVfmF
12/29
2019
Merry Christmas to you and yours from my family. I appreciate y’all more than I can ever express. Let’s keep changi… https://t.co/57o1b6qssh
12/25
2019
“The purpose of a trial, as every first-year law student knows, is to get to the truth.” That’s what every America… https://t.co/djga7SE65e
12/24
2019
Folks, I am hearing you, but don’t confuse “gaps” with insufficiency. Everyone knows there are gaps because POTUS d… https://t.co/dhlZKo1l1R
12/23
2019
Today-Sunday-millions of Americans will attend Christian services to hear lessons & sermons of love, respect & ci… https://t.co/0rWvjgR6pC
12/22
2019
Wait a minute Terri. Mitch McConnell says you guys have been obsessed w/something else & done nothing. Let’s see:… https://t.co/wGnSvNd7ucYou are absolutely right Joe! Alabama is in the same boat with over 900,000 Alabamians with pre-existing condition… https://t.co/Hlgk7tR7edWe are having a couple of big legislative weeks & getting things done! Our bill, the FUTURE Act will permanently… https://t.co/MuSzo5Dyfr
12/20
2019
I am sorry to keep tweeting about this but this is a really big deal. It has been an emotional day for me & my sta… https://t.co/bfVdYz8Egd
12/18
2019
Repealing the Widow’s Tax is one of my proudest accomplishments. For decades, it has negatively impacted the fami… https://t.co/B5NIv4LMlpYou’re absolutely right Peter. Folks who need insurance need to sign up. You now have until 12/18 at 3am ET/ 2amCT… https://t.co/vwI6u5f7skThanks Will Wait until they see what we are going to accomplish in 2020!! I couldn’t do it without folks working h… https://t.co/hEWDoZGP7Y
12/17
2019
This is such a powerful video, and my friend @randallwoodfin is so right! We are a city of builders. We know how t… https://t.co/RDalzEKUiPPeter is an amazing advocate and healthcare hero and tonight’s the Alabama ACA deadline. Let’s get it done. I wan… https://t.co/91MjvrAfkq
12/16
2019
If we can build rockets that send astronauts into space, if I can find common ground in this climate to pass histor… https://t.co/FclpNmGZwn
12/14
2019
Whoa, it looks like a lot of you are out there tonight remembering what our race did. I hope you’re ready, because… https://t.co/I5E4h904jpBecause of you, 2 years ago tonight we won a special election, in an off year that everyone said couldn’t be done.… https://t.co/4PPai2x1ge
12/13
2019
This is a really big deal folks. The one big step is the announcement tonight of the deal reached on the Nat’l Defe… https://t.co/uBOh8Ri14d
12/10
2019
Thanks guys! So glad you had a great visit to Birmingham and appreciate the show of support! Watching all your e… https://t.co/O0TDFPd7KaJoshua Watson gave what President Lincoln called the ‘last full measure of devotion.’ Louise & I are heartbroken bu… https://t.co/qPMZARAjvo
12/9
2019
Alabama’s law enforcement community has lost another one of its own this week. Louise and I pray for this officer’s… https://t.co/kH92Sj1pkl
12/7
2019
So glad you found your forever home, Michael! But we need to make it easier for all kids to find loving, permanent… https://t.co/UpuFbtsmzV
12/6
2019
These are also uncertain and challenging times. But they are also times of great opportunity. I have no doubt that… https://t.co/ZungquFV9v“We live in a world of peril and change – and in so uncertain a time we are all the more grateful for the indestruc… https://t.co/ZrG7DN6SIrThe struggle for civil rights, the escalation of the Cold War, you name it. But in the face of all that, President… https://t.co/WbHqVdHfZTBut chances are that our political divides resulted in some pretty uncomfortable exchanges over Thanksgiving dinner… https://t.co/ok27ZyvTWeToday is a holiday that is all about family, so as the sun sets on another Thanksgiving I hope everyone had an opp… https://t.co/FS1UVgfhfZ
11/29
2019
It’s a fair question Deb. I had hoped that AG Barr would be in the mold of Bill Ruckelshaus, especially given the p… https://t.co/oreRz7qosr
11/28
2019
I am fortunate to have met William Ruckelshaus and hear his inspirational speech about the Saturday Night Massacre.… https://t.co/noVYqZ23ZMThe Iron Bowl rivalry is also an opportunity to raise awareness about important issues of the day. Kudos to these s… https://t.co/rdQpg5fdeV
11/27
2019
Thank you to all those who participated in this important—and ongoing—conversation about issues so critical to the… https://t.co/2cIOjBHMgs
11/26
2019
Today we raise awareness about the violence suffered by women around the world. But every day we should recommit to… https://t.co/JcioSKat8D
11/25
2019
The death of Sheriff Williams is a sad and tragic loss for his community, his state and law enforcement everywhere.… https://t.co/SE9Rvn46Dv
11/24
2019
This matters. Yesterday was #RuralHealthCareDay & my team had a great thread. But I want Alabamians to hear direct… https://t.co/Uzyc9rujPM
11/22
2019
Alabama Virginia Kentucky Louisiana Oh so close in GA, FL & MS I’ve been telling folks for awhile now & it’s a fa… https://t.co/zGnIVTjHFT
11/17
2019
Wow! I love the competition! Thanks so much @DickDurbin. It is awesome to be in the company of such great friends… https://t.co/7yxFCFLI2XYou know guys, this is kinda how I feel these days watching the Sunday morning talk shows https://t.co/w7FqwQp7Gi
11/12
2019
Thank you to all who have served or will serve our nation. Thank you also to the families of our vets who also have… https://t.co/FLdsgrKhwN
11/11
2019
Love it when your friends are competing to help you! Thanks @ChrisMurphyCT and @brianschatz. I am honored to serv… https://t.co/ABh2elz3SM
11/8
2019
A huge thank you to my Ohio colleague, a voice who always puts people over politics. https://t.co/O5WYzTN8SEThank you @WhipClyburn for your leadership in getting this important legislation through the House. https://t.co/NVoQSYvTaeIt has been 36 days since the Senate let funding for HBCUs and minority-serving institutions expire—this is 36 days… https://t.co/7dfuVpbekx
Retweeted by Doug JonesThank you Amani for making @TalladegaColleg—and Alabama—proud and being a voice for HBCU students across the countr… https://t.co/6OWvqF3iWzGreat to see our Secretary of State recognizing the new leadership of the Alabama Democratic Party https://t.co/lP0VRseegc
11/7
2019
This is a such great news! Thanks Chairman Inhofe for the update. Now let’s all work to make this happen and get… https://t.co/yraYwbXgwl
11/6
2019
Today, we’re officially 1 year away from extending our history making run! I’m serious folks, we’re gonna win- AGAI… https://t.co/iVRyvEieus
11/3
2019
Today was a big day for AL Democrats - a historic day! The diversity of the party now truly reflects our great sta… https://t.co/J61wpjJf2TTHE MEETING IS ON! Earlier this evening the AL Supreme Court stayed the injunction which means our meeting is on!… https://t.co/gmuHqMLW47
11/2
2019
On @StoryCorps today, Wetumpka born brothers Arguster and Lebronze shared lessons from growing up in Alabama -- inc… https://t.co/QB04na24Qk
11/1
2019
Folks, we are getting down to the lick log here. Please contact your Senators and members of Congress and urge the… https://t.co/76NhAVhOKA
10/31
2019
Folks, for everyone who is sending me what Trump tweeted at Obama after Bin Laden’s death please know that I too re… https://t.co/8lVcsgWyDPLast night was a victory for America & the civilized world & a blow to ISIS. Our brave forces who carried out this… https://t.co/fM3dOhXtcn
10/27
2019
It’s Magic City Classic Day in B’ham! Always a great time but also an amazing day to showcase two of our great HBC… https://t.co/iIKCh5eFXI
10/26
2019
HBCUs are crucial for helping students succeed, fueling innovation, and creating more diverse offices and communiti… https://t.co/ygPLcCaG7sI literally have no words about what kind of monster would do something like this to a beautiful child of God. Loui… https://t.co/TJgMe3EJEv
10/23
2019
No sir! No, @realdonaldtrump: this is NOT a lynching, and shame on you for invoking such a horrific act that was u… https://t.co/yr8sewwxqj
10/22
2019
That in 2019, some 64 years after his death, a memorial to Emmett Till has to be built of bullet proof material & p… https://t.co/BXu20g0wGeCongratulations to Col. Scott Grant and the 117th Air Guard Refueling Wing for winning their first Omaha Trophy! T… https://t.co/Ibj7uheKCv
10/21
2019
Despite the ridiculous criticism that has been leveled against both me & the DNC, you see now what we have been fi… https://t.co/7yeHisDeE1Between the big games this afternoon and tonight tune into my conversation with @VanJones68 on CNN at 7 pm EDT. We… https://t.co/ZBh5NGG2AF
10/19
2019
What a shameful and cowardly act this was. We will pay for it in the long run. We urgently need the Administratio… https://t.co/KFABbII2eEAmerica’s strength around the globe relies not just on our weapons and jets — it is also our moral standing, our ab… https://t.co/I6Uhdf2wXCWords alone can’t describe the disaster the President created with his flippant removal of troops from Syria. We ab… https://t.co/OQ7Szo9RIDCongrats to Christina and Jessica for making history today and inspiring young girls around the world! Women have l… https://t.co/TmaSO5oxOj
10/18
2019
Our country has lost a remarkable leader overnight. Elijah Cummings overcame the odds he faced, becoming a force to… https://t.co/Wv8z9eCdsN
10/17
2019
Caroline’s right, but it’s also a clear visual of how our state party leadership has responded to the DNC’s orders… https://t.co/h0ixFgqiR8
10/16
2019
I think Matthew is speaking to a certain Alabama congressman who says he is filing a bill to investigate the Bidens… https://t.co/mOLDK9bzWO
10/14
2019
Louise and I are heartbroken about this. Deborah regularly stayed in touch with me on issues of the day. She was a… https://t.co/TJ4B0zncKjDamn! I was so excited about these guys I wrote “yer ” instead of “yet.” Y’all get the point https://t.co/pnp03Do6UsCongratulations to the team from Redstone Arsenal on yer another great showing at today’s 35th Army Ten Miler. Eigh… https://t.co/UKKVnpbhXc“I think the process is going to go on as it normally does,” Worley said. " Wake up AL Dems! There is nothing -N… https://t.co/QqPaDLjReC
10/13
2019
Great to be w/friends & supporters at the Tuscaloosa Alabama Democratic Conference brunch this morning. While some… https://t.co/d4L6Rhc842
10/12
2019
Today has been #WorldMentalHealthDay2019 and I wanted to send a quick note to let you know that you matter, we nee… https://t.co/YfeNVDjV3J
10/11
2019
Congratulations to Steven Reed on his historic victory in Montgomery. His election is another significant milestone… https://t.co/11r3aitEpg
10/9
2019
Kurdish fighters have been invaluable partners in our mission to defeat the Islamic State. To abandon them in this… https://t.co/7EdxPIbHdo
10/7
2019
AL has lost a true public servant. As one writer said “today’s politics could use a return to the personal decency… https://t.co/dDWczKkZaL
9/28
2019
For goodness sakes y’all, let’s stay focused https://t.co/54qOA1hURnWith all due respect, you really should read the actual oath that the President takes, & that each member of the Ho… https://t.co/lo1aNddx4FOur duty as Senators is to preserve and defend The Constitution, not the President, not the Republican Party, not t… https://t.co/3xDEX4GNeyThank you so much for those kind words. I fear that so many fail to realize the affect that our words are having o… https://t.co/racay91KTu
9/27
2019
The allegation that the President withheld military aid in order to pressure Ukraine-even indirectly-to investigate… https://t.co/7ibOItWGJO
9/25
2019
I cannot stress enough how important it is to register to vote, get friends and family to register and stay engaged… https://t.co/3Yd4tkOAf9It was a wonderful event and I was truly honored to be there to present you with this award that is so well deserve… https://t.co/3ag9mvnBD6
9/24
2019
My friends outside of Alabama may not fully appreciate this, but the approval of new by laws for the Alabama Democr… https://t.co/KGYPCNAupd
9/23
2019
Well, actually the by laws that were approved today were submitted to the DNC by a racially diverse group of concer… https://t.co/EqnyYAguO4
9/21
2019
Good news for AL Democrats: the DNC just approved new By Laws for the Alabama Democratic Party that were submitted… https://t.co/Ek0o3DCyua
9/20
2019

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