US election: For Joe Biden, empathy wins the presidency
By Abiodun Ogundairo
07 November 2020 | 6:29 pm
The US is in a state of crisis, both economically and culturally. Democratic nominee Joe Biden won the presidential election because he seems to care, according to analysts.
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