Clinton formally receives Democratic nomination for president

The US Democratic Party officially selected Hillary Clinton as its nominee for president on Tuesday night, marking the first time for a major American party to nominate a woman. Clinton will formally accept the nomination on Thursday. Although Clinton's main Democratic rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders, made a surprise speech at the party's convention in which he called for the selection of Clinton, dozens of his delegates left the hall in protest of the party's choice. Her husband made an emotional speech lauding Hillary as the ultimate change-maker..

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