Doug Jones seen as leading contender for Biden’s AG

Outgoing Alabama Democrat Senator Doug Jones is seen as a leading contender for the role of Joe Biden’s Attorney General.

Jones easily leads the prediction market of PredictIt as the most likely to be confirmed as AG on March 1st.

NBC News also reports “Alabama Sen. Doug Jones is the leading contender to be nominated for attorney general by President-elect Joe Biden, three sources familiar with the discussions tell NBC News.”

According to the report “Biden is also considering Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, who was denied a seat on the Supreme Court in 2016 by a Republican-led Senate, and Sally Yates, a former deputy attorney general, sources said.”