Clinton wins convention votes to make history
PHILADELPHIA - Hillary Clinton has won the convention votes needed to capture the Democratic presidential nomination - and make history as the first woman to become the White House nominee of a major U.S. political party.
The former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state had faced Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in a tough primary fight for the nomination.
Vermont has passed in the roll call of states as the Democratic National Convention considers the party's next presidential nominee.
Bernie Sanders' home state is expected to be the final one in the roll call.
Hillary Clinton has received a majority of the delegates needed to become the first woman to be the presidential nominee of a major party.