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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.”

392 Following   247,093 Followers   1,363 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/17/11


Couldn’t agree with my Nevada colleague more about this. And looking at the photo it appears Lindsey’s wearing a b… https://t.co/Rr965GccniThis weekend millions of Americans got the rug pulled out from under them because @senatemajldr has stalled another… https://t.co/N7ooNkhvtu
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8/3
2020
I know folks are concerned about kids and teachers headed back to school, but no reason to not have a little fun wi… https://t.co/w7IsSvE2HL
8/2
2020
Folks, today unemployment assistance expires for millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic. Whi… https://t.co/qUTAVrjImRSo it’s not consistent with Christian values but he thinks it’s ok for a legislator. Folks, this is what gerrymande… https://t.co/4Y6NQ8xIrh
7/31
2020
Please join me for our FB Live event when once again Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo will be joining me. We’ll be talking abou… https://t.co/3rrbGkNR2qWhat? His polling must be even worse than what pundits are saying. Or he fails to grasp the Consititution. Or both.… https://t.co/xDdvNcZ1gK"Ordinary people with extraordinary vision can redeem the soul of America" -- John Robert Lewis. If you don’t do a… https://t.co/U3BC3dv56q
7/30
2020
I made it to the Capitol early today for one last goodbye to my friend John Lewis, then to my Hart Senate Office Bl… https://t.co/GqLsKpIiQn
7/29
2020
Please listen to the medical professionals, not politicians or politician wannabes who admit they have no clue abou… https://t.co/Tt0nrh7YS0
7/28
2020
It has been an emotional weekend saying goodbye to my friend John Lewis. In just a few minutes I’ll deliver remarks… https://t.co/VQhUzaaIXg
7/27
2020
Folks, I hope you’ll join me tonight in remembering one of America’s true heroes, John Lewis, as a service in his m… https://t.co/Lu25BV4DN4Mitch McConnell now says that legislation to help folks make it through this crisis “could take several weeks, a ti… https://t.co/JK40hTB1F7
7/25
2020
I am hearing from teachers and parents with their concerns about schools opening up. Tomorrow morning I will have… https://t.co/LtK8C7jlKeCongratulations John. Yet another honor that is well deserved. https://t.co/mp077CxVvZ
7/23
2020
51 years ago today, Saturn V rockets made in Huntsville, Alabama took Apollo 11 to the moon. The Birmingham News… https://t.co/lukH76bMS3
7/21
2020
We’ve been so busy since the 2017 election that Scout & Dakota have not got to visit DC. They’ve been begging to go… https://t.co/kcAqBAohsZ
7/19
2020
“ I haven't done enough" - I felt that way too, Joe. With his passing lets all do everything we can https://t.co/c3xHscq9A3John Lewis was a remarkable human being whose life and work is example for us all. It is now up to us, to carry on… https://t.co/RrjDCmsjs0Louise and I are heartbroken. Rev. C. T. Vivian passing earlier today and now our dear friend John Lewis. So much… https://t.co/Utf8ErNZnGBill, it’s all about finding common ground. That's what I promised folks in 2017 and it’s how I was able to get 17… https://t.co/CBDXqJgSYkWhat my buddy Jason said! https://t.co/2B9NoRORYb
7/18
2020
Love those shirts guys. Thanks so much for the support! https://t.co/hgfuBzArt1Thanks for the help Brian! I just changed my password too. If you see any spare bitcoin lying around we can use all… https://t.co/Yx62ba0rWpFolks, this is what I was talking about before I got shut down the other day. Dark money forces are spending milli… https://t.co/G8faDm2w45Well folks I'm back and gotta tell you that I'm just blown away by all the support I saw yesterday! Looks to me li… https://t.co/RspwY53Yac
7/17
2020
Well guys it has already started. The morning after the election and the McConnell - Tuberville dark money machine… https://t.co/VQ7xCHKNuiHey folks. Join me in just a few minutes with @chucktodd and @KatyTurNBC on MSNBC. Talking about the election and… https://t.co/gfZeQwfBPyThank so much, Jason. I am grateful for your support and we all can’t wait to see you play again! I know you are an… https://t.co/JobvrLwlXRWhat a sweetie! Thanks for sharing Josh. it’s photos and moments like this that remind me of who we’re fighting f… https://t.co/O53flmCdPRFolks, in 2017 I asked you take a chance on me bringing people together. That’s exactly what I have done every day… https://t.co/iY34eVC59c
7/15
2020
Folks, there is a lot to unpack here, but first and foremost we cannot allow our veterans to be treated this way. S… https://t.co/RBHFgXzQ0nHope you folks will join me on Facebook today for our weekly media event. Today’s gues is Don Williamson of the Ala… https://t.co/bskCnqTK4E
7/14
2020
Hey folks, join me tonight with @chrislhayes on @allinwithchris at 8:15 EDT on MSNBC. We’ll talk schools, COVID an… https://t.co/Pgw3W7JWlZ
7/13
2020
@elleRHwoods Please do not run out of hope. Hope is what is sustaining everyone these days. We will get though all… https://t.co/yCMPf5J6gGLots of talk about re-opening schools. We all want that to happen but we have to keep kids, teachers & families saf… https://t.co/xIyv9p9YIV
7/12
2020
Thank you, Mr. President. It’s about time! Leadership starts at the top you know and we need more of this. I have… https://t.co/5OYtBmVCCjReally disappointing, but not surprising. Better the players and their families are safe. Next year folks. Next y… https://t.co/sx2cbScKyO
7/11
2020
Like he always has, my buddy Joe tells it like it is! Tammy is a true American hero! https://t.co/i8fux2mPPM✋🏻 https://t.co/q1aRInmb0f
7/9
2020
Join me about 10:20 EDT with @Lawrence O’Donnell on @TheLastWord on MSNBC. We’ll be talking about my discussion ear… https://t.co/UYHEIBPCnr
7/8
2020
The presence of a noose is never a hoax - anytime or anywhere. Most Americans are grateful that the NASCAR family… https://t.co/R2nz4WcYi2
7/7
2020
On this year’s Independence Day it is more important than ever to remember that this is the flag that unites us all… https://t.co/MQ6iCniX4B
7/5
2020
Let’s do our part. Aubie’s got his mask on, do you? Stay safe, Auburn Family! #WarEagle https://t.co/HmNkDdA5HB
Retweeted by Doug JonesEvery month is “Pride Month” for me and Louise and the Jones family. #pride https://t.co/zP68BnuRTeGood for OKlahoma! Expanding health care, creating new jobs, and protecting lives and livelihoods is not a partisan… https://t.co/O4JyVl1hGp
7/1
2020
Folks, when I say listen to the experts, these are the people I'm talking about. They are dealing w/ COVID-19 every… https://t.co/r8JHIP8slYHow in the world in 2020, much less at this moment in history, do you retweet someone yelling “White Power!” When y… https://t.co/NLHxQGnOvK
6/29
2020
Folks, this is a powerful statement from our neighbors in Mississippi. NASCAR, now the Mississippi flag.The road to… https://t.co/1JOZVdgoxK
6/27
2020
I have always believed that what happened in Birmingham in 1963 changed America and that the convictions of Blanton… https://t.co/3yyEcW2IiRNo matter what I do in my life, I will always be most proud of achieving justice for those 4 young girls. Blanton n… https://t.co/GQwvsVvDa1Thanks, James! Folks, help us win this thing: https://t.co/mEs7pNN38q https://t.co/HcJ7RhQqPh
6/26
2020
“For justice, for fairness, for equality.“ Listen to these words from @alabamaftbl and keep them close. #rolltidehttps://t.co/67ZW1w8WjEPlease join on Facebook live at 1:45 EDT https://t.co/ohfYELzIi4
6/25
2020
A very important step on the journey to racial justice by the AL Archives, founded in 1901. Now if we could just g… https://t.co/BIubsvhVn2
6/24
2020
This is great news! Great job by the FBI and thankful this was not an act of hate directed toward ⁦@BubbaWallace.… https://t.co/g9fdiN2o2mWe are witnessesing an historic moment folks, and we cannot let it pass. I hope you'll join me:… https://t.co/6edGnwv9ge
6/23
2020
This is what it looks like when we understand MLK's words that 'What affects one directly, affects us all indirectl… https://t.co/BsndH36xJZWe’re with you Bubba. The journey to racial justice has taken far too long. Keep your eyes on @bubbawallace at Ta… https://t.co/2hdHEETEq5A bittersweeet Father’s Day without Dad for the first time in my life. He was a great husband, dad, father-in-law,… https://t.co/VdG2TPfKru @louisenewjones Dang Lu, now folks will think I married you for the deviled eggs and potato salad. Not true - but… https://t.co/Y7RcVyJchH
6/22
2020
Hey folks, tune in to @KasieDC tonight at 7 EDT on MSNBC when I’ll join @Kasie to talk news from race relations to… https://t.co/ZEG148fXNqFolks in Alabama - please read this and talk to your family and friends. We are not out of the woods yet. Not by… https://t.co/7fRwvWXkwx
6/21
2020
Folks, as a former US Atty myself, I know you just don’t fire a USA just to make room for someone else. Could Berm… https://t.co/kABNS5ARra
6/20
2020
Across Alabama, families will come together today to celebrate #Juneteenth. Whether it’s at a peaceful demonstratio… https://t.co/OApO1JSfQm
6/19
2020
650,000 children, brought to this country by parents dreaming of a better life, will be protected from deportation.… https://t.co/GiHjSxQARCGreat for Montana. Great for Alabama. Great for America. Thanks for all your work big guy! https://t.co/FMzOkYTcoN
6/18
2020
Seems that the dramatic rise in COVID cases & the use, and refusal to use, masks are once again front & center in A… https://t.co/vGf6se4CHOIt's time, America. I'm going to keep working for the change we need every day but I could use your help. It means… https://t.co/gFDsJmgDDf
6/17
2020
An emotional day of the Senate floor today with the bipartisan reading of MLK’s Letter from Birmingham Jail. We ca… https://t.co/xdDpBAjvVcWe are moments away folks. Please tune in. You can watch it here: https://t.co/J5woNsKXmw https://t.co/qq4C6CgPDhLooking forward to sharing this powerful bipartisan moment with @MittRomney @SherrodBrown @TammyforILhttps://t.co/lXjHMko4lyActually we did it for the first time last year https://t.co/DjqQ0CKVoWFolks, today at 3pm ET my colleagues and I will again be reading Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail live on C… https://t.co/HygobBBkhW
6/16
2020
Join me tonight at 8pm EDT with @AliVelshi subbing for Chris Hayes on all @allinwithchris. Looking forward to talki… https://t.co/7JYUcbXIjDTune in tomorrow for our second historic, bipartisan reading of the Letter from Birmingham Jail on the floor of the… https://t.co/TpONTB9BKVThose that would divide us lost a big one today. The Supreme Court takes a stand against discrimination against LGB… https://t.co/RG9GmbK6ys
6/15
2020
Ok Jeff, let’s try this one more time: the vote was a bi-partisan vote of the Republican controlled Senate Armed Se… https://t.co/rnvXaam1PUWe’re taking a second to say thank you to everyone who has been on the front lines of COVID19 today. Join us… https://t.co/65Dmu2YwRWFolks, we can beat these guys, but I need your help: https://t.co/F6BEhH0dcNDelete your account Jeff. This came out of a Republican controlled Senate committee on a strong bi-partisan vote.… https://t.co/N7D6LiawizToday, we remember the 49 people killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in 2016 - a senseless act of violence aga… https://t.co/W2nEkJkPXE
6/13
2020
My 2017 opponent Roy Moore was also a West Point grad and POTUS said the same thing about him. But the fact is Jea… https://t.co/yySZ3Ckn8cLots of things to talk about this week so please tune in at 12:30 CDT with my special guest Birmingham Mayor Randal… https://t.co/vKG2toCx52And an incredibly strong voice it is my friend. We are with you! https://t.co/yYLG5Q4eUy57 yrs ago today a bastion of segregation fell as George Wallace stepped aside after standing in the schoolhouse do… https://t.co/vN3XSkxK1c
6/12
2020
Dr. Marrazzo is referring to yesterday Alabama seeing the highest single day increase in confirmed cases. We have… https://t.co/9JVBTRwLNU
6/11
2020
Lt. Williams was gunned down in the line of duty-responding to a 911 call. His death reminds us all of the dangers… https://t.co/j2aly8z7TM
6/8
2020
To me politics is about helping people. Not constantly getting into arguments and fights unnecessarily. Let’s get… https://t.co/ku6Tq8S8QI
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6/6
2020
After 200 failed attempts to make lynching a federal crime. @KamalaHarris @CoryBooker and @SenatorTimScott have a b… https://t.co/djKp1cec9D
6/5
2020
You know folks, I don’t have all the words. I sure as hell don’t have all the answers. I don’t know if anyone ever… https://t.co/MCTmG2r4WK
6/2
2020
We are all hurting.Headed to a rally for justice in Kelly Ingram Park https://t.co/s1EGTMLe4A
5/31
2020
There is a second, very important message here - that of the fear coming from a mother of four black children. Perh… https://t.co/B4QeW7f7MTHistory is, and always will, be made by those who show up. We must show up, making our voices heard. And we must… https://t.co/HJoDk7KsZsWell said Coach, the failure has been multi-generational, and why we need to empower this generation to make real a… https://t.co/gTKQ24ynbL
5/30
2020
Facebook needs to take meaningful steps to stop the spread of disinformation and enforce real accountability for th… https://t.co/6phYynKYC6
Retweeted by Doug JonesAlabama is back in the news again with an increase in cases and concerns over where we are headed. I’ll discuss the… https://t.co/qAWW0HlzVjNo one should have to live in fear. No one. As a former U.S. Attorney it is clear that justice demands more than… https://t.co/uSRmIQvUrxWe’ve heard the words “I can’t breathe” before. We should never have to hear them again. George Floyd died as he p… https://t.co/reCEIaeVGQ
5/28
2020
We are forever indebted to those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our nation, our freedoms, & our way of… https://t.co/bqQktk8QGO
5/25
2020

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