Biden on Dem wins: 'Resounding defeat' for Trump

Biden on Dem wins: 'Resounding defeat' for Trump
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBernie Sanders socialism moves to Democratic mainstream Biden: Aretha Franklin was 'part of the soul of the civil rights movement' Biden to Trump: If you think revoking Brennan's clearance will silence him, 'you just don't know the man' MORE on Tuesday celebrated the Democratic victories in states across the country.

"A resounding defeat tonight for President Trump," Biden tweeted.

"Voters around the country rejected the ugly politics we have seen this past year. Instead, they chose candidates who unite and inspire us."

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Democrats on Tuesday roared back, claiming big victories in races up and down the ballot and across the country.
Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) won the Virginia governorship by a wider-than-expected margin. Democrat Justin Fairfax won the lieutenant governor's office, becoming only the second African-American to win a statewide post in Virginia since Reconstruction.
 
In New Jersey, former Goldman Sachs executive Phil Murphy (D) easily won the race to replace deeply unpopular Gov. Chris Christie (R), cementing Democratic control in the state.