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U.S. Congress accepts Electoral College result; clears way for Biden to become president

U.S. president-elect Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Delaware

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrat Joe Biden was cleared to be sworn in as U.S. president on Jan. 20 when Vice President Mike Pence declared that Congress had confirmed the Electoral College tally of states’ results that showed Biden the winner of the Nov. 3 contest against incumbent President Donald Trump.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan; Editing by Eric Beech)

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