Fact check: These 5 election statistics do not discredit Joe Biden’s victory

Social media users have shared a meme with statistics about Barack Obama, Donald Trump and Joe Biden that they claim discredit election results.

      

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Live politics updates: Trump’s New Year’s Eve greeting: Talking about himself

President Donald Trump issued a unique New Year’s Eve greeting Thursday: A video claiming accomplishments by his administration.

      

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What Tom Hanks, Ellen DeGeneres, more stars are saying about COVID-19 and the vaccine

Not even Hollywood is safe from the coronavirus pandemic that has gripped much of the world. Here is how celebs have dealt with the virus.

      

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In Georgia Senate runoffs, Democrats Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock use social media to rally young voters

Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are using TikTok and Snapchat to try the reach young voters they need to win the Georgia Senate runoffs.

      

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Boston Red Sox to hire Bianca Smith, first Black female MLB coach

According to the Boston Globe, the Boston Red Sox are hiring Bianca Smith as a minor league coach. She will become the sport’s first Black female coach.

      

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‘Socialism for rich people’: McConnell attacks $2,000 stimulus checks, all but ensuring bill won’t pass

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell again blocked quick passage of $2,000 stimulus checks, calling the proposal “socialism for rich people.”

      

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FDA fees distilleries more than $14K fees after making hand sanitizers amid the pandemic

Distilleries received a surprise bill from the FDA after using their facilities to make hand sanitizer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

      

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Don’t shoot guns at midnight to celebrate new year, police warn – and offer $500 for tips leading to arrests

“There are a lot of ways to celebrate the New Year – this isn’t one of them,” said Richmond Police Capt. Rick Edwards.

      

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New Year’s resolutions we’d like to see

Our View: From Rudy Giuliani to Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Prince Harry and Meghan, Jerry Falwell Jr. to the coronavirus itself — oh don’t we wish!

      

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Dawn Wells, just months before COVID-19 death, planned to keep acting: ‘One play a year’

Dawn Wells, Mary Ann of “Gilligan’s Island,” died of COVID-19. But before the pandemic, she said in her last interview she wanted to keep acting.

      

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