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November 8 highlights: Reactions after Joe Biden wins presidency

Joe Biden defeats Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States. Follow live updates and reactions.
Image: Donald Trump and Joe Biden on a background of red and blue ripples with white stars.
Chelsea Stahl / NBC News

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, delivered a message of unity and healing to a divided nation during their victory speeches in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday night hours after the Democratic ticket was announced as winners of the 2020 presidential election — news that sparked impromptu street celebrations around the country.

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to press forward with a legal fight, pushing unfounded claims of voter fraud in response to the news that came while he was at his Virginia golf club.

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ANALYSIS: Biden won. Now comes the unimaginably hard part.

866d ago / 12:23 PM UTC

In first days in office, Biden to sign executive orders reversing Trump actions

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