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FULL TEXT: Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech, 2016 Democratic convention

Jul 29, 2016 - 11:22 AM

Clinton: Yes America s destiny is ours to choose So let s be stronger together

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images/AFP

Clinton accepts historic nomination, slams Trump vision

Jul 29, 2016 - 9:36 AM

4th UPDATE The former secretary of state faces her biggest test on the national stage as she urges voters to embrace 4 more years of a Democratic White House rather than elect Republican billionaire Donald Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives on stage during the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump to Republicans: 'Don't watch' Democratic convention

Jul 29, 2016 - 7:45 AM

Unless you want to be lied to belittled and attacked for your beliefs don t watch Hillary s DNC speech tonight Trump s campaign says in a fundraising email

DEMOCRATS. Delegates hold signs on the convention floor during final day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, July 28, 2016. Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

FULL TEXT: Barack Obama's speech at the 2016 Democratic convention

Jul 28, 2016 - 11:48 AM

Obama: Tonight I ask you to do for Hillary Clinton what you did for me I ask you to carry her the same way you carried me

MAKING THE CASE. US President Barack Obama speaks during the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2016. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Bloomberg to voters: President Trump? 'God help us'

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:40 AM

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg: I m a New Yorker and I know a con when I see one

NO TO TRUMP. Michael Bloomberg speaks on the third evening session of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2016. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Obama passes torch to Clinton

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:31 AM

UPDATED Obama: I can say with confidence there has never been a man or a woman – not me not Bill Clinton nobody – more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States of America

PRESENT – AND FUTURE PREZ? US President Barack Obama (L) waves with US Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the third night of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2016. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

US Democrats nominate Tim Kaine as VP pick

Jul 28, 2016 - 6:41 AM

Tim Kaine a 58 year old senator from the battleground state of Virginia was nominated by voice vote

Democratic vice presidential candidate US Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) at a campaign rally at Florida International University Panther Arena on July 23, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images/AFP

History: Hillary Clinton is Democratic presidential bet

Jul 27, 2016 - 6:43 AM

UPDATED Hillary Clinton – former first lady senator and secretary of state – takes a monumental step on her quest to become America s first female president

HISTORY MADE. Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the 117th National Convention of Veterans of Foreign Wars on July 25, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

FULL TEXT: Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic convention

Jul 26, 2016 - 1:15 PM

As my daughters set out on the world I want a leader who is worthy of that truth a leader worthy of my girls promise and all of our kids promise

First lady Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd after delivering remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Michelle Obama says Clinton 'only one' qualified to be president

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:40 AM

US First Lady: In this election I m with her

SHE'S WITH HILLARY. First lady Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd after delivering remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Sanders says Clinton 'must become' next US president

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED Sanders: This election is about which candidate understands the real problems facing this country and has offered real solutions

FOR HILLARY. Vermont Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses delegates on Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016. Robyn Beck/AFP

Sarah Silverman to Bernie Sanders die-hards: Get over it

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:13 AM

I am proud to be a part of Bernie s movement and a vital part of that movement is making absolutely sure that Hillary Clinton is our next president says comedian and two time Emmy winner said at the Democratic National Convention

US Senator from Minnesota Al Franken and comedian, actress and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman speak on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, July 25. The four-day convention is expected to end with Hillary Clinton formally accepting the nomination of the Democratic Party as their presidential candidate in the 2016 election. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Scandal rocks Democratic Party truce on eve of convention

Jul 25, 2016 - 8:13 AM

US Democrats scramble to contain damaging revelations of an insider effort to hobble Bernie Sanders s presidential campaign

This file photo taken on September 05, 2012 shows Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. Alex Wong/Getty/AFP