Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton for president amid convention protests
Delegates at the Democratic National Convention officially nominated Hillary Clinton as the party’s presidential candidate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thousands of protesters rallied outside, disgruntled with the party agenda.
29 July 201604:49 GMT
Protests against the DNC continued into the late night hours, but the mood progressively turned to calm. Instead of standing and chanting, many sat and sang. One witness reported an "excessive amount of sage."
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This marks the first time the iconic post convention balloons have been released for a female candidate.
Oh so the fence around the stage wasn't to keep the protestors out, it was to keep the balloons in! #DNCinPHL— Joshua J. (@joshj777) July 29, 2016
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"Donald Trump isn't offering change, he's offering empty promises." -HRC
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"I'm not here to take away your gun... I just don't want you to be shot by someone who shouldn't have a gun in the first place."
hillary about to throw some trump memes up in the background like ovofest— Desus Nice (@desusnice) July 29, 2016
We can't afford to have a president who's in the pocket of the Sauds, Hillary. #DNCinPHL— Dietrich Eiden (@dietrich_eiden) July 29, 2016
Hillary: I'm not here to take away your guns.— Maria Wojciechowski (@RiaWojo) July 29, 2016
Me: No, please do!
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"A man you can bait with a Tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons." - HRC
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"When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit." - Hillary Clinton