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George II

(67,782 posts)
Sat Nov 7, 2020, 12:25 PM Nov 2020


Source: NBC

WILMINGTON, Del. -- Joe Biden became president-elect Saturday after winning the pivotal state of Pennsylvania, NBC News projected.

The former vice president amassed 273 Electoral College votes after winning Pennsylvania's 20 electors, according to NBC News, surpassing the 270 needed to win the White House and defeat President Donald Trump.

Biden's victory capped one of the longest and most tumultuous campaigns in modern history, in which he maintained an aggressive focus on Trump's widely criticized handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. A majority of voters said rising coronavirus cases were a significant factor in their vote, according to early results from the NBC News Exit Poll of early and Election Day voters.

Biden regularly criticized Trump as unfit for office and positioned his campaign as a "battle for the soul of America." He promised from the outset of his run to heal and unite the country if he won, and made central to his closing message a pledge to represent both those who voted for him as well as those who didn't when he got to the White House.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/biden-defeats-trump-win-white-house-nbc-news-projects-n1246912

And Kamala Harris will be the FIRST woman Vice-President and first AA Vice-President!!

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And CNN. dalton99a Nov 2020 #1
Yes, the dam has broken DeminPennswoods Nov 2020 #69
Woot!!! soothsayer Nov 2020 #2
YES!!! kwolf68 Nov 2020 #3
Woo hoo! ucrdem Nov 2020 #5
Fuck yeah! PunkinPi Nov 2020 #6
YES! Sugar Smack Nov 2020 #7
THE NIGHTMARE IS OVER!!! EllieBC Nov 2020 #8
OMG, YESSSSSSSSSSSSS! Thank goodness!!!! Mad_Dem_X Nov 2020 #9
Whooooppppp!!!! onetexan Nov 2020 #10
Time to celebrate meow2u3 Nov 2020 #11
And AP. dalton99a Nov 2020 #12
YES!!!! abbeyco Nov 2020 #13
NYTimes and WashPost reporting it as well Maeve Nov 2020 #14
+1 dalton99a Nov 2020 #22
Van jones on CNN is crying @the victory -tears of happiness onetexan Nov 2020 #15
Won't be wiping this grin off my face for long time!!!!! Bayard Nov 2020 #16
Tears of joy Ghost of Tom Joad Nov 2020 #17
Mighty fine...But get a grip! Toorich Nov 2020 #18
at least they caught trump trying to escape out the back certainot Nov 2020 #103
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh! Arthur_Frain Nov 2020 #19
And on the 48th anniversary BlueInPhilly Nov 2020 #20
They have a lot of work ahead pfitz59 Nov 2020 #21
THANK GOD ALMIGHTY! ellie Nov 2020 #23
joe demigoddess Nov 2020 #24
Done! paleotn Nov 2020 #25
Columbus, OH Clintonville Botany Nov 2020 #26
I am so happy - so proud today BlueIdaho Nov 2020 #27
She also happens to bring and incredible amount of talent and energy to the job. Ligyron Nov 2020 #76
K&R Kitchari Nov 2020 #28
CELEBRATE GOOD TIMES, C'MON!!!' wnylib Nov 2020 #29
Yes. Been waiting four years to Celerbrate sarge43 Nov 2020 #65
I was blasting Beethoven's Ode to Joy wnylib Nov 2020 #73
My playlist sarge43 Nov 2020 #102
One of the best days of our lives, and, Roisin Ni Fiachra Nov 2020 #30
Amen to that!! Thank Goodness!! onetexan Nov 2020 #52
YES! We can BUILD BETTER! WITH JOE AND KAMALA! Backseat Driver Nov 2020 #31
HOT DAMN BumRushDaShow Nov 2020 #32
ALSO NPR, AP AND FOX. ancianita Nov 2020 #33
So grateful!!! hamsterjill Nov 2020 #34
Just went outside and did my cartwheel!!! MissMillie Nov 2020 #35
Opening that old bottle of Scotch today pandr32 Nov 2020 #36
Opening champaign here! roscoeroscoe Nov 2020 #58
To us! pandr32 Nov 2020 #101
What a happy day! OMGWTF Nov 2020 #37
Bravo, I'll sleep tonight. Paper Roses Nov 2020 #38
and now the real work begins but take time to celebrate the ending of one nightmare while we yaesu Nov 2020 #39
Thank Goddess Codifer Nov 2020 #40
This!!! nt pazzyanne Nov 2020 #49
Celebrating with Belgian chocolate cheesecake! love_katz Nov 2020 #51
Now I can go back to watching CNN, MSNBC, etc.. Deuce Nov 2020 #41
For those disappointed Traildogbob Nov 2020 #42
The best news of the last 5 years! nt pazzyanne Nov 2020 #47
✌🏼✌🏼✌🏼✌🏼 Traildogbob Nov 2020 #48
First piece of good news I have seen this year CatLady78 Nov 2020 #43
+1,000,000 pazzyanne Nov 2020 #44
🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 flibbitygiblets Nov 2020 #45
Rev up the Vengabus !!!!!! DinahMoeHum Nov 2020 #46
PRESIDENT JOE! Dopers_Greed Nov 2020 #50
Hoooooooly Craaaaaaap!! StarlightGold Nov 2020 #53
HALLELUJAH!!!!!! BlancheSplanchnik Nov 2020 #54
Citizens of the planet give thanks... UrbanProspector Nov 2020 #55
I am an Atheist, but thank God... Trueblue Texan Nov 2020 #56
I say "WOW!" Instant relief. I can breathe. 2 more hairy months of hell though judesedit Nov 2020 #57
Gee... I guess trump was right... HotRod Deluxe Nov 2020 #59
Tears of JOY! NurseJackie Nov 2020 #60
We need a BIG supply of moving trucks and paddy wagons! Dukkha Nov 2020 #61
THERE IS A GOD (AND GODDESS)!!!!!!! amb123 Nov 2020 #62
Congratulations, Mr. President-elect! CoryTrevor Nov 2020 #63
I'm almost crying with happiness and relief! AngryOldDem Nov 2020 #64
How much better could the moment captured in that photo be? BobTheSubgenius Nov 2020 #66
HOORAY!!! HAPPY DAY!!!! hermetic Nov 2020 #67
I feel sorry for Donald Trump's staff right now Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Nov 2020 #68
damn, this is fantastic. llashram Nov 2020 #70
What awesome news to wake up to!!! Blue_Roses Nov 2020 #71
Thank God, the end of this nightmare is officially in sight. Jedi Guy Nov 2020 #72
K&R ck4829 Nov 2020 #74
AP CALLS NEVADA FOR BIDEN wnylib Nov 2020 #75
They're saying Georgia later this afternoon. If so, Biden will have more EVs than trump in 2016. George II Nov 2020 #86
Plus about 5 million popular votes. wnylib Nov 2020 #87
Yes. Take a minute to celebrate. Now lets work for the senate DLCWIdem Nov 2020 #77
And a special congratulations to VP Harris for her historic shattering of another ceiling!! LanternWaste Nov 2020 #78
And Trump tweets... OnlinePoker Nov 2020 #79
The nightmare is finally over! Rizen Nov 2020 #80
WOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOO!!!!! deepthought42 Nov 2020 #81
My sister texted me a msg "YAY YAY HOORAY!!" when I got up this a.m. and did my normal routine to SWBTATTReg Nov 2020 #82
Moo!!! Mooooooooooooo!!!! MOOOOOOOOO! bucolic_frolic Nov 2020 #83
YAY!!! Sunsky Nov 2020 #84
Omg. I am crying I am so relieved and so happy! BeckyDem Nov 2020 #85
I haven't stopped shaking for over an hour. Texin Nov 2020 #88
I am grateful its finally over. My thanks to all never lost the faith and soldiered on. olegramps Nov 2020 #89
In a way, I feel sorry for Texas, Iowa, and Ohio for coming out on the wrong side of history. ffr Nov 2020 #90
I've been cynical until now SpankMe Nov 2020 #91
On to Georgia to secure the Senate! 1plus1equals1 Nov 2020 #92
Does that mean the White House McDonald's will close? nattyice Nov 2020 #93
hate to rain on the parade melm00se Nov 2020 #94
+1 nitpicker Nov 2020 #96
YES bdamomma Nov 2020 #95
Amazing. SergeStorms Nov 2020 #97
K&R Scurrilous Nov 2020 #98
Yipeeeeeeeeee... Maxheader Nov 2020 #99
Tears of relief & joy CJustice Nov 2020 #100
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!" Dr. Skull Nov 2020 #104
HALLELUJAH!!!! I had heard we won Cha Nov 2020 #105
...and thank you, Cha! George II Nov 2020 #110
Aloha! Cha Nov 2020 #112
YES!!! MustBeTheBooz Nov 2020 #106
Tears... is the nightmare really over?? ailsagirl Nov 2020 #107
Yippee! BidenBacker Nov 2020 #108
Welcome back America LibfromtheNorth Nov 2020 #109
I can finally breathe again. BigmanPigman Nov 2020 #111
Hats off to every single person who helped make this possible..... KY_EnviroGuy Nov 2020 #113
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