Two women hug in McPherson Square in Washington, DC, on November 7, reacting to news that President-elect Biden won the presidential race.
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    • On Saturday, all major news outlets in the USA the AP, including Fox News, concurred that Joe Biden is the President-elect of the United States of America.
    • Immediately following the news, people in cities around America — from Atlanta to New York City and DC — flooded the streets, cheered from their balconies, embraced loved ones, and sang patriotic songs.
    • Take a look at how the country reacted. 
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    In Biden's home state, Pennsylvania, people flooded the streets.

    Following protests to count every vote, the streets in Philadelphia overflowed with people celebrating Biden's win.

    In New York City's Upper West Side neighbourhood, some people gathered on the street to sing "America the Beautiful."

    People in Delaware rejoiced at the news of their former senator's presidential win.

    A woman in Wilmington, Delaware, celebrates on Saturday following news of President-elect Joe Biden's victory.
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    In the nation's capital, streets near the White House overflowed with supporters.

    People celebrate on Black Lives Matter plaza across from the White House in Washington, DC, on November 7, 2020.
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    Tears were shed as Americans celebrated Biden's win.

    A woman wipes her eyes in McPherson Square in Washington, DC, on November 7.
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    In Chicago, people stepped onto their balconies to bang pots, cheer, and celebrate.

    Similar cheers could be heard from the streets of Atlanta.

    Draped with American flags, people in Delaware cheered on Biden's victory.

    A woman celebrates Biden's win outside the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware.
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    In Brooklyn's Flatbush neighbourhood, cars, trucks, and vans honked nonstop as drivers waved and shouted from the windows in support of Biden.

    People honked their car corns in Brooklyn's Flatbush neighborhood on November 7 following news of Biden's presidential victory.
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    As other parts of the US wake up to news of Biden's win, celebrations are likely to continue around the nation.

    People celebrate at Times Square in New York on November 7, 2020.

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