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Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, CNN projects, after a victory in the state where he was born put him over the 270 electoral votes needed to win.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has defeated incumbent President Donald Trump, denying him a second term in the White House, Fox News projects, a victory for the former vice president after a bitter campaign and dramatic, prolonged vote count in battleground states sparking lawsuits from the Trump campaign.
Former vice president Joe Biden is projected to win Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes, according to Edison Research, putting him over the 270 needed to win the presidency. The call came about 11:30 a.m. Saturday, after a report of more counted votes from Pennsylvania.
As the counting neared conclusion in Pennsylvania on Saturday, multiple outlets called the Keystone State for former Vice President and Democratic nominee Joe Biden, pushing him over the threshold for 270 electoral votes, according to media estimates.