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‘Not my president’: Thousands protest Trump in rallies across the U.S.

November 10, 2016
Matea Gold, Kari Lyderson, Mark Berman | The Washington Post
Demonstrations and vigils protesting the election of Donald Trump spread across the country late Wednesday and early Thursday.
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How will Trump and Congress get along? Dems and GOP search for answers

November 10, 2016
Manu Raju | CNN
Donald Trump will be the next president, and Congress has to figure out what that means.
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Trump declares victory: "Time for us to come together"

November 9, 2016
Donald Trump declared victory in the presidential race shortly before 3am Wednesday. He urged all Americans to unite now that the campaign is over. "Working together, we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding our nation and renewing the American dream," Trump told supporters.
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Obama on President-Elect Trump: We are "rooting for his success"

November 9, 2016
President Obama said he is committed to a smooth transition of power to his successor Donald Trump, the day after Americans voted for control of the White House to change parties. "We are now all rooting for his success in uniting and leading the country," Obama said. "The peaceful transition of power is one of the hallmarks of our Democracy, and over the next few months we are going to show that to the world."
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Clinton: We owe Trump the "chance to lead"

November 9, 2016
Hillary Clinton delivered a concession speech Wednesday morning, hours after losing the presidential race. "Donald Trump is going to be our president," the former secretary of state said. "We owe him an open mind and the chance to lead."
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Donald Trump wins the presidency in stunning upset over Clinton

November 9, 2016
Karen Tumulty, Philip Rucker, Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
Donald Trump was elected the nation’s 45th president in the stunning culmination of a campaign that defied expectations and conventions at every turn and galvanized legions of aggrieved Americans in a loud repudiation of the status quo.
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The Shock Heard 'Round the World

November 9, 2016
Amy Walter | The Cook Political Report
I got it wrong. Really wrong. Trump didn't just win, he crushed it. This is truly the most shocking thing that I have seen in my lifetime. So, what happened? We are going to be digging through the data for a while. But, at its core the Obama coalition lost and the “missing white voter” won.
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