Joe Biden has edged ahead of President Trump in Pennsylvania as vote counting continued there and in the other critical swing states of Georgia, Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina. Overnight, Biden also edged ahead in Georgia.
During a Thursday night press conference at the White House, President Trump both falsely claimed victory and baselessly accused his political enemies of stealing the election from him — despite the ongoing vote counting.
CBS News projects Biden has so far secured 253 electoral votes — just 17 shy of the 270 needed to win the presidency — and Mr. Trump has won 213 electoral votes.
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