I admit that my outrage machine has been broken over this whole race. I find myself just shrugging and saying, “whatever.”

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Doug Jones, a Democratic former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic Senate campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy S. Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against the Republican, according to The Associated Press.

The upset delivered an unimagined victory for Democrats and shaved Republicans’ unstable Senate majority to a single seat.

The most immediate impact of this is that the House is going to just pass the Senate version of the tax bill. I suspect that they won’t want to risk putting a final bill back through the Senate.