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Kamala Harris says voters ushered in ‘new day for America’

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Kamala Harris says voters ushered in ‘new day for America’

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - NOVEMBER 07: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks on stage at the Chase Center before President-elect Joe Biden's address to the nation November 07, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. After four days of counting the high volume of mail-in ballots in key battleground states due to the coronavirus pandemic, the race was called for Biden after a contentious election battle against incumbent Republican President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

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'You chose hope and unity, decency, science, and yes, truth. You chose Joe Biden as the next President of the United States of America,' says Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said voters had brought a “new day for America” as she opened a victory speech on Saturday, November 7 (Sunday, November 8, Manila time) with President-elect Joe Biden.

Harris, who will be the highest-ranking woman in US history, took the stage in Wilmington, Delaware in a white suit in honor of the women’s suffragist movement to the sounds of Mary J. Blige.

Kamala Harris says voters ushered in ‘new day for America’

“When our very democracy was on the ballot in this election, with the very soul of America at stake and the world watching, you ushered in a new day for America,” Harris said to cheers from the socially distanced outdoor crowd.

“You chose hope and unity, decency, science, and yes, truth. You chose Joe Biden as the next President of the United States of America,” Harris also said.

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