2016 United States presidential election

FILE - In this June 11, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles while speaking during a roundtable on economic reopening with community members in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
November 07, 2020 - 8:17 pm
Days before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring his septuagenarian, white-haired lieutenant “the best vice president America’s ever had,” a “lion of American history.” The tribute marked the presumed end of a...
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People watch the motorcade of President Donald Trump as it rolls through Arlington, Va., heading back to the White House, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 07, 2020 - 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The #Sharpiegate controversy may be over now that the attorneys who challenged the use of the markers to complete Election Day ballots in metro Phoenix told a court they’re dismissing their legal challenge...
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Janice Jamison, Evans, Ga, reacts after hearing the announcement by CNN that former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden had defeated Pres. Donald Trump, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, at McPherson Square in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 07, 2020 - 3:13 pm
WHY AP CALLED THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION FOR BIDEN: As Election Day ground on into “election week,” it became increasingly clear that Democrat Joe Biden would oust President Donald Trump from the White House. Late-counted ballots in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Georgia continued to keep Biden in the...
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People celebrate outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia, after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
November 07, 2020 - 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's White House victory was powered by a broad and racially diverse coalition of voters driven to the polls by fierce opposition to President Donald Trump and anxiety over a surging, deadly pandemic. Both nationwide and in key battleground states...
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A campaign sign supporting Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris stands in front of a vote sign showing former President Barack Obama near the Clark County Election Department in North Las Vegas, Nev., Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 07, 2020 - 12:59 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden just won the presidency. That may turn out to be the easy part. The president-elect already was braced to deal with the worst health crisis the nation has seen in more than a century and the economic havoc it has wreaked. Now, he has to build a government while...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 06, 2020 - 11:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden stood on the cusp of winning the presidency Friday night, three days after Election Day, as the long, exacting work of counting votes widened his lead over President Donald Trump in critical battleground states. High turnout, a massive number of mail-in ballots...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 06, 2020 - 10:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Joe Biden projected confidence Friday that he would win the presidential election, citing his lead in votes in key states like Pennsylvania. The Associated Press has not yet declared a winner in the race between...
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Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Jon Ossoff speaks to the media as he rallies supporters for a run-off against Republican candidate Sen. David Perdue, as they meet in Grant Park, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
November 06, 2020 - 9:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff will face off in a Jan. 5 runoff in Georgia for Perdue’s Senate seat, one of two high-profile contests in the state that could determine which party controls the upper chamber. Libertarian candidate Shane Hazel was able to get...
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A Luzerne County worker canvases ballots that arrived after closing of voting until Friday at 5 p.m. and postmarked by Nov. 3rd as vote counting in the general election continues, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 06, 2020 - 7:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The slow pace of this year’s U.S. election count is fueling a lot of criticism, but it's mostly a reflection of laudable things: greater voter enthusiasm and steps that states took to protect their residents from COVID-19. THE ENTHUSIASM FACTOR Even though the count is not yet...
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A woman waits to vote at the Cathedral of Praise church on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
November 06, 2020 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won support from about 8 in 10 white evangelical Christian voters in his race for reelection, but Catholic voters split almost evenly between him and Democratic opponent Joe Biden, according to AP VoteCast. Trump’s strong hold on white evangelical voters...
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