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Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton as their presidential candidate

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It came down to South Carolina, which put Hillary Clinton over the top in delegates to become the first woman nominated by a major political party in U.S. history. It happened at 6:40 p.m. Eastern Time inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, home of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Yet it wasn’t recognized at the time inside the convention hall, so there was no immediate outburst from Clinton supporters. Approximately 14 minutes later it was, when Bernie Sanders took the…

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