The Democratic National Convention made history Tuesday evening: Amid applause, shouts, cheers and in some cases tears, the delegates on the floor of the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia nominated Hillary Clinton for president of the United States.Clinton is now the first female presidential candidate of a major American party.It is a historic moment 150 years in the making, starting when suffragettes demanded the right to vote and Victoria Claflin Woodhull became the first woman to run...
New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says it's time for Bernie Sanders supporters to unite behind presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton."We can't afford to have people sittingon the sidelines complaining," Shaheen said,speaking toNHPR'sMorning Edition from Philadelphia.Broadcast version"I am reminded of the 2000 race between Al Gore and George W. Bush when people who were not happy with Al Gore in New Hampshire voted for Ralph Nader and swung the state’s four electoral votes to George W. Bush and...
“Unity” seems to be the one-word mantra that Democratic National Committee officials are using to frame this week’s national convention in Philadelphia. But many Vermont delegates aren’t ready to hold political hands with their party’s presumptive nominee quite yet.
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