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

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

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

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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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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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Supporters of Donald Trump rally in front of the White House in Washington, on election night.
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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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