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Clinton wins convention votes to make history

7 years 2 months 1 week ago Tuesday, July 26 2016 Jul 26, 2016 July 26, 2016 5:54 PM July 26, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: AP News Now

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.

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