WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will tell Americans on Monday that “democracy prevailed” as electors across the country cast votes affirming his victory in last month’s election.

In a speech from his longtime home of Wilmington, Delaware, Biden will aim to guide Americans past the tumult of the campaign and President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept defeat.

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Biden plans to say, “What beats deep in the hearts of the American people is this: Democracy.”

That's according to excerpts of the speech released by his campaign. Biden is trying to build momentum as he prepares to assume the presidency on Jan. 20.

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