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US: Trump, the victory that shocked the world

 |  November 8, 2016

Donald Trump pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday night after capturing the presidency from Hillary Clinton by grabbing key battleground states and even snatching traditional Democratic strongholds from the former secretary of state.

The victory by the political novice against the experienced stateswoman, who has spent decades in public service, stunned observers and ran contrary to late polling, which showed Clinton with a slight lead going into Election Day.

Clinton, who fought a bruising battle with Trump for months and hoped to be the first female president, called him to concede early Wednesday morning.

“I’ve just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us — it’s about us — on our victory, and I congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard-fought campaign,” Trump said in his victory speech.

Full Content: ABC News

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