Hillary Clinton makes history, becomes first woman to be the presidential nominee of a major U.S. political party

Democratic Convention

Clinton makes history, wins Democratic presidential nomination

Hillary Clinton took a historic step closer Tuesday to fulfilling her dream of shattering what she once called “that highest, hardest glass ceiling” when Democratic delegates at the party's national convention in Philadelphia officially nominated her as their candidate for president – making the former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state the first woman to top a major party presidential ticket.

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