Photos: From celebration to denial, nation reacts to news of President-elect Biden

Biden and Trump supporters took to the streets to celebrate and protest.

November 8, 2020, 6:02 AM

People across the U.S. reacted to the announcement by the media that Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden was the winner of Pennsylvania's electoral votes, making him the next President of the United States and Kamala Harris the next Vice President.

PHOTO: People gather in Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House as they celebrate after Democratic nominee Joe Biden was declared winner of the 2020 presidential election on Nov. 7, 2020 in Washington, DC.
People gather in Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House as they celebrate after Democratic nominee Joe Biden was declared winner of the 2020 presidential election on Nov. 7, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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PHOTO: Trump supporters demonstrating during the election results, at right, pray with a counter protester after the presidential election was called for Joe Biden outside the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Nov. 7, 2020.
Trump supporters demonstrating during the election results, at right, pray with a counter protester after the presidential election was called for Joe Biden outside the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Nov. 7, 2020.
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PHOTO: Supporters of President Donald Trump and people celebrating after media organizations declared Joe Biden President-elect, stage a rally outside the Utah State Capitol, Nov. 7, 2020, in Salt Lake City.
Supporters of President Donald Trump and people celebrating after media organizations declared Joe Biden President-elect, stage a rally outside the Utah State Capitol, Nov. 7, 2020, in Salt Lake City.
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PHOTO: Students and alumni of Howard University, alma mater of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, gather on campus to celebrate her victory with President-elect Joe Biden, Nov. 7, 2020.
Students and alumni of Howard University, alma mater of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, gather on campus to celebrate her victory with President-elect Joe Biden, Nov. 7, 2020.
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PHOTO: Supporters of President Donald Trump hold signs and flags during a protest in Miami on Nov. 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the President-elect by multiple media organizations.
Supporters of President Donald Trump hold signs and flags during a protest in Miami on Nov. 7, 2020, after Joe Biden was declared the President-elect by multiple media organizations.
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PHOTO: Julian and Fatimah Miller stop to grab a memory on their wedding day with a group of supporters of President-elect Joe Biden as they celebrate downtown on Nov. 07, 2020 in Chicago.
Julian and Fatimah Miller stop to grab a memory on their wedding day with a group of supporters of President-elect Joe Biden as they celebrate downtown on Nov. 07, 2020 in Chicago.
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PHOTO: People celebrate in Venice Beach, Calif., after media organizations declared Joe Biden President-elect, Nov. 7, 2020.
People celebrate in Venice Beach, Calif., after media organizations declared Joe Biden President-elect, Nov. 7, 2020.
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PHOTO: A supporter of President-elect Joe Biden, left, holds a rainbow flag in front of supporters of President Donald Trump outside the Statehouse, Nov. 7, 2020, in Boston.
A supporter of President-elect Joe Biden, left, holds a rainbow flag in front of supporters of President Donald Trump outside the Statehouse, Nov. 7, 2020, in Boston.
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PHOTO: A supporter of President-elect Joe Biden celebrates while riding his bike outside Trump Tower, Nov. 7, 2020, in Chicago.
A supporter of President-elect Joe Biden celebrates while riding his bike outside Trump Tower, Nov. 7, 2020, in Chicago.
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PHOTO: Supporters of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris celebrate in Oakland, Calif., on Nov. 7, 2020.
Supporters of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris celebrate in Oakland, Calif., on Nov. 7, 2020.
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PHOTO: People celebrate Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia, after the presidential election was called for Joe Biden.
People celebrate Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia, after the presidential election was called for Joe Biden.
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