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Hillary Clinton makes history: 'Let's be stronger together'


On the final night of the Democratic National Convention Hillary Clinton took the stage to formally accept her party's nomination for president of the United States.

Before the balloons drop, Chelsea Clinton introduced her mother to America.

[UPDATE] 10:47 p.m.

It's official -- Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Presidential candidate. Clinton is the first woman

Clinton formally accepts the Democratic nomination for president of the United States.

[UPDATE] 10:27 p.m.

Hillary Clinton now speaking at the Democratic National Convention.

Clinton: "For all of you whose hard work brought us here tonight and to those of you who joined this campaign this week, thank you."

Clinton: "America is stronger, because of President Obama's leadership and I'm better because of his friendship."

Clinton: "We will rise to the challenge just as we always have."

Clinton: "We will not build a wall, we'll build an economy."

Clinton: "Don't let anyone tell you our country is weak. We're not."

Clinton: "Americans don't say I alone can fix it.We'll say, we'll fix it together."

[UPDATE] 10:03 p.m.

Chelsea Clinton speaking now at the Democratic National Convention.

Clinton: "Regardless of what was happening in her life she was always, always there for me."

Clinton on her mother: "She always feels like there isn't a moment to lose, because she knows that for that mother, for that family there isn't."

Clinton: "She's a listener and a doer. She's a woman driven by compassion, by faith and [...] justice.]"

[UPDATE] 9:55 p.m.

Singer Katy Perry speaking now at the Democratic National Convention.

Perry to crowd: "Have an open mind and to use your voice." 

[UPDATE] 9:23 p.m.

Marine General John Allen speaking now at the DNC.

Allen: "This election can carry us to a future of unity and hope or to a sark lace of discord and fear. We must choose hope."

Allen: "We stand before you tonight to endorse Hillary Clinton as the president of the United States of America."

Allen: "Hillary Clinton will be exactly the kind of commander in chief we need."

[UPDATE] 9:08 p.m.

NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar speaking now at the DNC.

[UPDATE] 8:50 p.m.

Family members of fallen officers take the stage to honor their loved ones who have died in the line of duty.

[UPDATE] 8:41 p.m.

Sheriff Lupe Valdez leads a moment of silence in honor of fallen officers.

Valdez: "Violence is not the answer."

[UPDATE] 7:43 p.m.

Former House speaker Nancy Pelosi now speaking at the Democratic National Convention.

Pelosi: "This moment is about the landmark progress Hillary Clinton will achieve for families everywhere."

[UPDATE] 7:25 p.m.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo now speaking at the Democratic National Convention.

Cuomo referring to Donald Trump: "Fear will never build a nation."

[UPDATE] 5:37 p.m.

Trans activist Sarah McBride is speaking now at the DNC. 

McBride: "Today in America LGBTQ people are still target by hate that live in laws and in hearts."

McBride: "Hillary Clinton understands the urgency of our fight."

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