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FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — ABC News can characterize Joe Biden as the apparent winner in Pennsylvania – a win that makes him president-elect. Based on these numbers and those in other states, Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States.
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Nov. 7, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris address nation
In his first speech after securing the White House, President-elect Joe Biden made an appeal to supporters of President Donald Trump.
Biden said Saturday night in Wilmington, Del., that “this is the time to heal in America” and pledged to be a president to represent even those who didn’t support him.
Trump has not conceded the race to Biden, pursuing legal challenges over ballot counts in several states.
Biden said “it’s time to put away the harsh rhetoric, lower the temperature, see each other again, listen to each other again,” saying of his political opponents, “they are not our enemies. They are Americans.”
In her remarks, Vice president-elect Kamala Harris paid tribute to Black women who “so often prove they are the backbone of our democracy.”
She noted her ascension to the role comes 100 years after the 19th Amendment was ratified and 55 years after the signing of the Voting Rights Act, which expanded who could participate in American democracy.
“Every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a county of possibilities,” Harris said.
Biden projected to win Nevada, according to ABC News
Joe Biden will win the battleground state of Nevada, according to ABC News projections. His victory four days after Election Day gives him the state’s six Electoral College votes.
Obama says he ‘couldn’t be prouder’
Former President Barack Obama said in a statement Saturday that he “couldn’t be prouder” of Biden and Harris. “We’re fortunate that Joe’s got what it takes to be President and already carries himself that way. Because when he walks into the White House in January, he’ll face a series of extraordinary challenges no incoming President ever has – a raging pandemic, an unequal economy and justice system, a democracy at risk, and a climate in peril,” Obama said.
ABC News characterizes Joe Biden as Pennsylvania winner, making him President-elect
Joe Biden is set to become the 46th president of the United States, capping a tumultuous and tension-filled campaign during a historic pandemic against President Donald Trump. ABC News characterized Joe Biden as the apparent winner of his home state of Pennsylvania, putting him over the 270 vote threshold needed to capture the presidency.
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