President-elect Joe Biden's 48-year career in government(51 images)

Joe Biden has been projected as the winner of the 2020 election for U.S. president, edging out President Donald Trump in a tight contest. Biden, a former senator who served as vice president under President Barack Obama, has served in government for 48 years.

A young Sen. Joe Biden, a Democrat from Delaware, is seen in this undated photo at a press conference in Washington, D.C. His political career began in 1970, when he was elected to the New Castle County Council in Delaware at age 26. UPI File Photo | License Photo
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