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Arizona, Wisconsin certify Biden’s win; president-elect names inauguration planning committee

President-elect Joe Biden on Nov. 29 tapped key campaign staff and advisers to lead his all-female senior communications team. (Video: Reuters)
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Arizona and Wisconsin certified their results Monday, giving President-elect Joe Biden a win in two more states where President Trump has contested the election. Trump allies have pledged to continue court challenges in the two states.

The action came as Biden forged ahead with plans for his presidency, announcing a committee to organize his Jan. 20 inauguration and formally unveiling his economic team. Biden was also set to get his first President’s Daily Brief, a classified compilation of information from intelligence agencies, though it was not announced whether he had yet received it. Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris received the briefing, at the Commerce Department.

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Biden suffered hairline fractures in his right foot while playing with his dog, Major, and will probably require a walking boot for several weeks, his doctor said.
Biden has filled out his economics and communications teams, enlisting mostly women, including several of color, in a move that reflected his campaign pledge to create an administration that embodies the country’s diversity.
The recount in Wisconsin’s two largest counties reconfirmed that Biden beat Trump in the key swing state by more than 20,000 votes.
In his first television interview since the Nov. 3 election, Trump suggested that he will never accept his loss to Biden.

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