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Surprise Victory for Democrat in Alabama Senate Vote

Further obstacles for President Trump's legislative programme as Doug Jones beats the controversial Republican candidate Roy Moore

President Trump is facing further obstacles to his legislative programme with the election to the US Senate of a Democrat, Doug Jones, in Alabama. What impact will the result have on the Republican Party? We hear from a veteran Republican pollster.

Also in the programme: The psychological impact of the Grenfell Tower tragedy; and we speak to the mother of the baby born with her heart outside the body.

(Image: Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones and his wife Louise at the election night party in Birmingham, Alabama. Credit: REUTERS/Marvin Gentry)

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Wed 13 Dec 2017 14:06GMT

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  • Wed 13 Dec 2017 14:06GMT

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