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Let the healing begin: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris work towards reuniting a divided nation

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The president-elect and his deputy celebrate their historic victory which will see Kamala becoming America’s first female vice-president. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
The president-elect and his deputy celebrate their historic victory which will see Kamala becoming America’s first female vice-president. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Their opponents have a lot to say about them but the one thing nobody can accuse them of is a lack of political experience.  

Between them President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy, Kamala Harris, have more than 60 years at the very top of US government – and they’re going to need to draw on every bit of it, haul in every favour, play every diplomatic card and generally knuckle down because the US they’ve inherited is as fractured as it’s ever been. 

They’ll be leading a country in the throes of a raging pandemic, riven with division and racial tensions and on the brink of recession.   

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