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Clinton makes history: First woman to be nominated by a major party for Presidency 

BBC-Democrat Hillary Clinton has become the first woman in US history to be nominated for president by any major party.

She reached the milestone in a roll call vote from all 50 states at the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

Mrs Clinton’s nomination comes after Senator Bernie Sanders’ supporters disrupted the first day of the convention with boos and jeers.

Party officials have worked to ease tensions amid protest on the floor.

Mrs Clinton passed the 2,382 delegates needed to claim the nomination after South Dakota announced its delegate vote count.

Meanwhile Bernie supporters walk out of DemConvention  to protest Hillary’s nomination, while police shut down media tent.


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