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'This is the time to heal in America': President-elect Joe Biden uses his victory speech to address a fractured country

President-elect Joe Biden addresses the nation in Wilmington, Delaware. Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images As President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris delivered their victory speeches in Wilmington, Delaware, their overarching theme for the country was hope. Biden and Harris will be tasked with governing a fractured nation, inflamed by the culture wars of the Trump years and divisions over how to control the coronavirus pandemic. Biden played up the r...
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Harris Emphasizes Her History-Making Moment In Victory Speech

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, the first woman and first woman of color to be elected as vice president, highlighted her historic trajectory to the White House during remarks delivered Saturday evening outside the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware. Taking the stage dressed in suffragette white, Harris kicked off her remarks opening for President-elect Joe Biden with a quote from the late Rep. John Lewis — a civil rights icon who died earlier this year — saying “Democracy is not a state...
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Biden thanks Black voters and tells them they've always had his back, and so he'll have theirs

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Associated Press/Andrew Harnik President-elect Joe Biden thanked his Black supporters on Saturday during his victory speech, telling them, "You've always had my back, and I'll have yours." Black voters in key cities such as Detroit, Milwaukee, and Philadelphia were critical to Biden's ability to win over swing states like Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris also singled out Bl...
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Biden, Trump Supporters Meet At State Capitol Following Biden-Harris Projected Win

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How Biden navigated pandemic politics to win the White House

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden was fresh off winning the Michigan primary and effectively capturing the Democratic presidential...
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Kamala Harris: ‘I Won’t Be the Last’ Woman in the White House

Vice president-elect Kamala Harris exulted in the magnitude of the moment on Saturday as she and Joe Biden claimed victory in the presidential race over incumbent Donald Trump, who has refused to back down from his claims of widespread voting fraud despite the lack of evidence of coordinated illegal activity. Harris spoke in highly personal […]
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AOC said she might quit politics, as some centrist Democrats blame progressives for House losses, NYT says

The Bronx native said the Democratic party has been hostile to progressive causes, like Medicare for All and the Movement for Black Lives. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reportedly told the New York Times in an interview that she might quit politics, depending on the hostility of her own party towards progressive causes. "I don't even know if I want to be in politics," she reportedly told The Times. She said the Democratic party has been hostile to pro...
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What Biden's Victory Means For Net Neutrality - and for Ajit Pai

"A victory by Joe Biden in the Nov. 3 election could usher in an abrupt change in the nation's telecommunications policy, restoring so-called net neutrality regulation," Bloomberg recently reported: Biden hasn't talked much about the FCC during the campaign, but his party's platform is specific. It calls for restoring net neutrality rules put in place under then-President Barack Obama when Biden served as vice president and taking a harder line on telecommunications mergers... If Biden wins, th...
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President-elect Joe Biden is planning executive orders that would sweepingly reverse Trump's biggest policies

President-elect Joe Biden is prepared to issue a series of executive orders after taking office that would reverse some of President Trump's most noteworthy policies, including his controversial "Muslim ban," his crackdown on DREAMers, and his withdrawals from the Paris climate accords and the World Health Organization, people familiar with his plans told The Washington Post.Biden's advisers have spent "months quietly working on how best to implement his agenda, with hundreds of transiti...
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Election results updates: Joe Biden, Kamala Harris speak after election win

When President Trump returned to the White House on Saturday, throngs of people had gathered outside the compound to celebrate Biden's victory.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Biden, Harris Address Nation After Projected 2020 Election Win

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were at the Biden headquarters in Wilmington, Del., on Saturday evening to address the nation for the first time after being declared the projected winners of the 2020 presidential election. The pair arrived at the Biden HQ at the Chase Center at around 5 p.m. to deliver their victory speech after winning the White House in a historic win. Harris took the stage first and acknowledged the history that was made w...
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'You chose truth': Kamala Harris's historic victory speech in full – video

Kamala Harris, the first Black woman and first South Asian American woman to become vice-president-elect, began her victory speech by quoting the late congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis, who said, 'Democracy is not a state, it is an act.'A century after women won the right to vote, Harris, wearing suffragette white, spoke about her late mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris. 'When she came here from India, at the age of 19, she maybe didn’t quite imagine this moment. But she believed so de...
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US Sets Daily COVID Record For Third Straight Day; Biden, Harris Prep Coronavirus Task Force

(CNN/CBS13) — While the United States has largely been focused on the slow drip of the presidential election results this week, the coronavirus pandemic reached startling new heights within the country. The US beat its own record of new daily cases for the third straight day, topping 100,000 a day since Wednesday. On Friday, the US reported more than 126,000 new cases — the highest one-day tally yet, according to Johns Hopkins data. Daily infection tallies are regularly setting records, official...
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The White House has been without dogs for four years – that's changing with Joe Biden

With Joe Biden officially the new president-elect, the White House will have dogs for the first time in four years.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Election results updates: Joe Biden, Kamala Harris speak to nation after election win

When President Trump returned to the White House on Saturday, throngs of people had gathered outside the compound to celebrate Biden's victory.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'It's easier to be a parent this morning': Van Jones had an emotional on-air reaction to President-elect Joe Biden's win

CNN political commentator Van Jones. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Environmental Media Association CNN political commentator Van Jones on Saturday had an emotional, on-air response upon hearing the news of President-elect Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump. "It's easier to be a parent this morning," Jones said. "It's easier to be a dad. It's easier to tell your kids character matters." Earlier in Trump's term, Jones worked with the White House to enact criminal justice reform...
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Lindsey Graham says the Senate Judiciary Committee will investigate 'all credible allegations of voting irregularities and misconduct' after all major outlets projected Biden the winner

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham at a campaign event in October. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham, who won his race for re-election, said Saturday the Senate Judiciary Committee would investigate "all credible allegations of voting irregularities and misconduct" not long after major news outlets called the race for President-elect Biden. Despite claims from President Donald Trump and his allies, there is no evidence that widespread voter fraud occurred in t...
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Fox News' Chris Wallace says there 'doesn't seem to be much reason to believe' Trump's election lawsuits will succeed

Debate moderator and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace directs the first presidential debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images Fox News anchor Chris Wallace said he believes it's unlikely that Donald Trump is going to succeed in his numerous lawsuits contesting the results of the presidential election. "So...
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‘She represents the best of us’: Black women reflect on Kamala Harris’s historic win – video

Kamala Harris made history as the first woman of color to be elected US vice-president. 'It brings tears to my eyes and joy to my heart,' said the former US national security adviser Susan Rice, while Atlanta's mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, said: 'She represents the best of us.'Harris, who is of Indian and Jamaican heritage, is the first woman to be elected to such a position in the White House.Kamala Harris makes history as first woman of color elected US vice-presidentUS election live: Joe Bide...
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California Leaders React To Biden-Harris 2020 Election Win

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other leaders across the state congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris after the pair was declared the projected winners of the 2020 presidential election. Newsom on Saturday that the victory was what America needed in a time of unprecedented crisis. News and the Associated Press called the 2020 race for Biden after he was deemed the projected winner of Pennsylvania, which pushed him over the 270 elector...
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Garcetti, other Southern California leaders react to Biden victory

LOS ANGELES — Reactions were pouring in from Southern California elected officials and community leaders Saturday  to the news that former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris were declared the winners of the presidential election. The election result is not official, but multiple media outlets reported at around 8:30 a.m. PST that Biden would win Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes, putting the Democratic ticket over the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency. Pres...
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'America spoke': Biden and Harris supporters celebrate election triumph – video report

From California to Washington DC, supporters of Joe Biden took to the streets, banging pots and honking their car horns after the former vice-president, alongside his running mate Kamala Harris, claimed the White House with victory over Donald TrumpThe path to Joe Biden’s victory: five days in five minutes - video highlights Continue reading...
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Kamala Harris husband: Meet Douglas Emhoff, the lawyer set to become America’s first Second Gentleman

Vice-president elect Kamala Harris is already making history — becoming the first woman of colour to be elected to the role. Mr Emhoff heaped public praise on his wife as the Biden/Harris campaign celebrated election victory on 7 November, after an agonising days-long wait for key swing states to be declared. Mr Emhoff’s path to the White House has not been as clear cut as Ms Harris.
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Erasing Trump policies on climate, immigration, and healthcare: Here's what Biden promised for his first day in the White House.

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to do a lot on Inauguration Day. Pool/Getty Images It's going to be hard for Joe Biden to do all the things he's promised on his first day in office. His "day one" pledges include everything from re-entering an international climate change deal to putting in place an action plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Democrats often make lofty promises on the campaign trail. Sometimes they take a while to get done, and other times they get broken. "You c...
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Black women and girls cry and cheer over a historic victory for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

Vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris speaking in Washington, DC, on August 27, 2020. ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images Insider and Decision Desk HQ projected on Friday that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are headed to the White House. On Saturday, the AP, along with networks inculding CNN, ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, and Fox News, all made the call for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The historic election will put the first Black, Indian, South Asian, an...
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Here's what President-elect Joe Biden has promised for his first day in the White House

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to do a lot on Inauguration Day. Pool/Getty Images It's going to be hard for Joe Biden to do all the things he's promised on his first day in office. His "day one" pledges include everything from re-entering an international climate change deal to putting in place an action plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Democrats often make lofty promises on the campaign trail. Sometimes they take a while to get done, and other times they get broken. "You c...
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Lindsey Graham says Joe Biden 'deserves' to have a Cabinet

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) speaks during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett on Oct. 14, 2020. SUSAN WALSH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham on Friday said that President-elect Joe Biden should have his Cabinet nominees confirmed by the US Senate, according to The Hill. "The vice president deserves a Cabinet," he said. "I will give him my input about who I could vote for as Secretary of State [and] Attorney General." But Graham added th...
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How Americans Are Celebrating Joe Biden’s Win Across the Country

Within hours of the electoral race being called on Saturday morning, Americans around the country took to the streets to celebrate Joe Biden’s victory. Public celebrations erupted in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., among other cities. In front of the White House, chants of “This is what democracy looks like” and “U.S.A.” broke […]
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Druids face defeat as bulldozers get set for Stonehenge bypass

Ancient artefacts will be lost when tunnel for A303 is built near site, campaigners claimIt has been bitterly debated for the past three decades, but the latest plans to partly bury the A303 in a tunnel beside Stonehenge may this week finally get approval from transport secretary Grant Shapps.The £2.4bn scheme – which will see the traffic-choked road to the west country widened into a dual carriageway near the ancient site before shooting down a two-mile tunnel – has pitted archaeologists, local...
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Why Kamala Harris’ Win Is So Meaningful for Minorities, Immigrants and Women

Today, history was made in the United States and I hope every single one of you remembers this moment. I was at a workout this morning, started celebrating at the gym. Senator Kamala Devi Harris just became the first female vice president, the first Black vice president and the first Indian vice president in American...
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