Joseph R. Biden Jr. addressed the nation for the first time as president-elect, saying, “This is the time to heal in America.” Kamala Harris is the first woman elected vice president. President Trump has vowed to file legal challenges.
RIGHT NOWBiden makes his first remarks to the nation as president-elect.
Here’s what you need to know:
- Joe Biden is elected the 46th president of the United States.
- Kamala Harris, elected V.P., has risen higher in national politics than any woman before her.
- Trump supporters, many armed, descend on state capitols.
- Which Four Seasons? Oh, not that one.
- Ocasio-Cortez says progressive ideas did not cause Democratic losses.
- We followed one Trump supporter from elation to resignation.
- China’s state-run news media reacts to Biden’s victory with cautious optimism.
- Vote counts are continuing, but the chances of Trump’s fortunes changing are slim.