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Biden Defeats Trump for White House, Says 'Time to Heal'

Portsmouth, N.H., photo of a Biden-Harris supporter.
Dan Tuohy / NHPR
A crowd gathered in Portsmouth, N.H., to celebrate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

President-elect Joe Biden is positioning himself to be a leader who, as he puts it, "seeks not to divide, but to unify" a nation gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.

In The Streets, New Hampshire Reacts To Biden's Win

Biden gave a victory speech Saturday night in Wilmington, Delaware, after clinching the presidency with voting results reported earlier in the day. Biden said in his prime-time speech that he sought the nation's highest office to make the country respected around the world again and united at home.

The vice president-elect, Kamala Harris, told supporters that they have ushered in a new day for the nation.

- Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller, Will Weissert, Associated Press

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