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Biden Wins Presidency, According To AP

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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to participate in a town hall with moderator ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been elected the 46th president of the United States, narrowly  emerging victorious from a contentious White House campaign that stretched days past election night, as vote tallies in several swing states were slowed by an unprecedented surge in mail-in ballots.

The Associated Press called the race for Biden on Saturday when it said that Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes put him over the 270-vote threshold needed to win the Electoral College.

For more details, check out the story from NPR.

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