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Pennsylvania certifies Biden as winner of presidential vote

November 26, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Thursday, 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) By Mark Scolforo ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa.  — Democrat Joe Biden has been…

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GOP leaders in 4 states quash dubious Trump bid on electors

November 20, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: State Sen. Jake Corman (Photo/Pa.Senate) and State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (Photo/Pa.House By Bob Christie And Nicholas Riccardi ASSOCIATED PRESS  Republican leaders in four critical states won by President-elect Joe Biden say they won’t participate in a legally dubious scheme to flip their state’s electors to vote for President Donald Trump. Their comments effectively shut…

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Black Votes Matter

November 20, 2020

According to a national exit poll, Pennsylvania’s Black voters really flexed their muscles in the 2020 Elections. By Denise Clay On Election Day, then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden spent part of the day going into Black neighborhoods in Philadelphia to campaign and connect with voters that he hoped would help him reach his electoral goal….

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Black leaders greet Biden win, pledge to push for equality

November 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Demonstrators stand outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center where votes are being counted, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) By Kat Stafford ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT  — President-elect Joe Biden’s victory was celebrated by civil rights activists and Black leaders who warned that a tough road lies ahead to address America’s persistent…

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Message of Election 2020: Trump lost, but Trumpism did not

November 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: A man sets up flags as supporters of President Donald Trump protest outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where vote counting continues, in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, two days after the 2020 election was called for Democrat Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) By Michael Tackett ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump lost….

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Philadelphia Freedom

November 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Members of various ages and different chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha, the nation’s first black sorority of which Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is a member, celebrate the election of President-elect Joe Biden and Harris outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)  The end of a…

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Beyond the vote

November 13, 2020

Election cycles are the courtship; engaging with representatives on a regular basis, in good times and bad — beyond simply rage Tweeting and reposting links — is the marriage. By Amy V. Simmons  At the conclusion of every presidential election cycle — especially a contentious and historic contest like that we’ve just experienced — there…

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Biden’s Promise

November 11, 2020

By Afea Tucker During one of his final campaign stops in Philadelphia, President- elect, Joe Biden, told countless citizens at a drive-thru rally that if he were elected president he would take action on the very first day to get covid under control, the U.S. economy back on track, and deliver racial justice in America….

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A look at what’s ahead in Pennsylvania ballot counting

November 6, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Voting signs are seen placed in front of the Pennsylvania State Capital, Monday, Nov. 2,2020, in Harrisburg, Pa.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Counting of Pennsylvania ballots continued Wednesday, with results still unclear for the presidential contest as well as a host of down-ballot races, including for congressional seats and three row…

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EXPLAINER: States still in play and what makes them that way

November 6, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the general election at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) By Brian Slodysko ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — A handful of pivotal states remained in play Wednesday in the tightly contested U.S. presidential race. Here, The Associated Press…

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