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Joe Biden Defeats Donald Trump For President

File: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks while flanked by vice presidential nominee, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), at The Queen theater on Nov. 5, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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Democrat Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the 2020 presidential contest by the Associated Press. The state of Pennsylvania put Biden over the top, putting him over the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency.

Donald Trump becomes the first incumbent president to lose since George H.W. Bush was defeated by Bill Clinton in 1992.

Biden and running mate Kamala Harris, California's junior U.S. senator, will take office as President and Vice President on Jan. 20, 2021.


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