Justine is a general assignment reporter on the news desk, and she covers PFAS contamination in the environment.

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Philadelphians cheer in the streets for President-elect Joe Biden

”I feel like a fog has been lifted from my soul," one woman said outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City.

Biden’s lead over Trump in Pennsylvania grows as vote counting slows

The weary, suspense-gripped nation watched as Philadelphia delivered the votes that pushed Biden past Trump in Pennsylvania just before 9 a.m. Friday — but then came another day of waiting.

Pennsylvania mail-in ballots are on the cusp of pushing Biden to the White House

Biden also has other paths to victory even without Pennsylvania, as he holds on to an advantage in Nevada and overcame Trump’s lead in Georgia.

Protesters march in Center City amid election demonstrations and release of bodycam footage of Walter Wallace Jr.'s killing by police

The afternoon saw hundreds peacefully gathering in Center City, moving from a “Count Every Vote” rally on Independence Mall to City Hall.

Pennsylvania’s unprecedented pandemic election went ‘remarkably smoothly.’ Now all that’s left is counting votes.

Despite a deadly pandemic, massive changes to the electoral system, and misinformation-driven fears of chaos, Election Day in Pennsylvania was almost like any other.

Pa. voter turnout on possible historic track: ‘People ... came to get a job done’

First-time voters, lapsed voters, and extra-motivated voters were among those who helped swell turnout in Pennsylvania to what may prove to be the state’s highest numbers ever.

Rising percentages of people testing positive in Philly, Pa., and N.J., but amid COVID-19 surge, ‘it is safe to vote’ in person

People in quarantine for COVID-19 can receive assistance with voting, Pennsylvania Health Secretary Levine said. New Jersey officials asked people not to travel for Thanksgiving.

Climate activists are turning out Pa. voters to flip the state House — and boost Biden

Even in a pandemic, advocates say climate change has never gotten so much attention during an election.

Pa. officials not considering renewed shutdown but say people should not celebrate holidays with anyone outside their household

Pennsylvania’s fall coronavirus surge has surpassed the state’s April peak in new cases, with more than 40,000 people infected in October alone.

Pa. won’t bring back the yellow and red shutdown phases yet, but warns against holiday gatherings

Pennsylvania reported the highest daily death toll since late June, though the death rate remains low. Murphy declared N.J. to be confronting a “second wave” as its positive test rate rose to 6.5%.