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‘In battle for the soul of America, democracy prevailed,’ says Biden

Washington: In the end, American democracy passed its stress test.

On Tuesday (AEDT) the members of the Electoral College met in state capitals across the US to officially certify Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential election.

  • Matthew Knott
  • The Age

“In this battle for the soul of America, democracy prevailed,” Biden said in a speech to the nation after the results were confirmed.

“We the people voted, faith in our institutions held, the integrity of our elections remains intact.”

Offering his sharpest criticism of US President Donald Trump since the election, Biden said: “In America, politicians don’t take power — the…

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