1. SOUNDBITE (English) Joe Biden, US President-elect:
"I'm proud of the campaign we built and ran. I'm proud of the coalition we put together, the broadest and most diverse coalition in history. Democrats, Republicans, independents, progressives, moderates, conservatives, young, old, urban, suburban, rural, gay, straight, transgender, white, Latino, Asian, Native American, I mean it, especially those moments and especially those moments when this campaign was at its lowest ebb. The African-American community stood up again for me. You've always has my back and I'll have yours."
2. Wide of audience watching Biden
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Joe Biden, US President-elect:
"For all those of you who voted for President Trump. I understand the disappointment tonight. I've lost a couple of times myself, but now let's give each other a chance. It's time to put away the harsh rhetoric, lower the temperature, see each other again. Listen to each other again. And to make progress, we have to stop treating our opponents as our enemies. They are not our enemies. They're Americans. They're Americans."
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5. SOUNDBITE (English) Joe Biden, US President-elect:
"On Monday, I will name a group of leading scientists and experts as transition advisors to help take the Biden-Harris COVID plan and convert it into an action blueprint that will start on January the 20th, 2021. That plan will be built on bedrock science. It will be constructed out of compassion, empathy and concern. I will spare no effort, none or any commitment to turn around this pandemic."
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7. SOUNDBITE (English) Joe Biden, US President-elect:
"Folks, I'm a proud Democrat. But I will govern as an American president. I work as hard for those who didn't vote for me as those who did let this grim era of demonization in America begin to end here and now."
In his first speech after securing the White House, President-elect Joe Biden is making an appeal to supporters of President Donald Trump.
Biden said Saturday night in Wilmington, Delaware, that this was the time to heal in America and pledged to be a president to represent even those who didn't support him.
Noting "I've lost a couple times myself," Biden said, "now, let's give each other a chance."
Trump has not conceded the race to Biden, pursuing legal challenges over ballot counts in several states.
Biden said "it's time to put away the harsh rhetoric, lower the temperature, see each other again, listen to each other again," saying of his political opponents, "they are not our enemies. They are Americans."
Biden also announced he will unveil a group of scientists and experts to help him craft a plan to tackle the coronavirus pandemic on Monday.
He said those advisers would help him take the proposals he's released during the campaign for dealing with the pandemic — which include investments in personal protective equipment and loans for small businesses as well as plans to implement more standardized public health guidelines — and turn those proposals into a "blueprint" that he'll enact when inaugurated president next January.
Biden said the plan would be "built on bedrock science" and "constructed out of compassion, empathy and concern."
Biden made President Donald Trump's mishandling of the pandemic a central focus of his campaign and pledged that his top priority as president would be managing the virus.