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‘Count Every Vote’: Protests Over Ballot Tallies Sweep Through U.S. Cities

Protesters marched in Minneapolis, New York and elsewhere against President Trump, while some of his supporters gathered near a Phoenix building where crucial votes were being counted.

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Protests Spread Across U.S. as Votes are Counted

A wide range of demonstrators gathered on Wednesday night in cities including Portland, Ore., Philadelphia, Chicago and New York. Marchers showed support for counting all votes in the election, for Black Lives Matter and for other causes.

[chanting] [motorcycle noise] “No cops! “No K.K.K.!” [drumming] “Everyone, ready to go!” [music, ”Play That Funky Music”] “The people, united, will never be defeated. The people, united, will never be defeated. The people, united, will never be defeated.” “Now! Justice! Now! Justice! Now! “What do we want?” “Justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” “If we don’t get it —” “Burn it down!” “What do we want?” “Justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” [drumming and chanting] “Black lives matter! Black lives matter!” [drumming] [shouting] [siren] “Back up. Back up. Get back.” [clapping] “Ain’t no stopping the power of the people ’cause the power of the people don’t stop.” “Ain’t no stopping the power of the people …”

By Mike Baker, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs and Simon Romero

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