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2016 Election

Team Trump Celebrates Surprise Election Victory

Donald Trump defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States.

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Image: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at his election night rally in Manhattan

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at his election night rally in New York early on Nov. 9, 2016. 

Trump stunned America and the world Wednesday, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States.

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Donald Trump greets wife Melania after speaking at his election night rally.
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Image: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway greet supporters during his election night rally in Manhattan

Donald Trump and his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway greet supporters in New York. 

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Image: A man leans out of a Hummer shouting words in support of U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump while driving through Times Square in New York

A man leans out of a Hummer shouting words in support of Donald Trump while driving through Times Square in New York early on Nov. 9.
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Image: Donald Trump heer as they watch election returns

Supporters of Donald Trump cheer as they watch election returns during an election night rally in New York. 

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Image: Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump Holds Election Night Event In New York City

Donald Trump greets people in the crowd after delivering his victory speech in New York. 

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Image: A Trump supporter celebrates as election returns come in at Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump's election night rally in New York

A Trump supporter celebrates as election returns come in at Donald Trump's election night rally.
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Trump supporters celebrate after he was declared the winner at the Colorado GOP Election Night Party in Greenwood Village.

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Donald Trump arrives with his family on stage to speak on election night. 

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Image: Robin Bernik, who recently moved to Oregon from Florida, watches as her home state is called for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Robin Bernik, who recently moved to Oregon from Florida, watches as her home state is called for Donald Trump at a Republican watch party in Oregon on Nov. 8.

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Image: Supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump rally in front of the White House in Washington

Supporters of Donald Trump rally in front of the White House in Washington, on election night.
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Image: U.S. President elect Donald Trump supporters kiss at election night rally in Manhattan

Donald Trump supporters kiss at election night rally in New York. 

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A woman takes a selfie during Trump's election night event in New York. 

PHOTOS: Donald Trump's Road to the White House

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