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    Day 2 at DNC: Hillary makes history

    Democrats made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history on Tuesday, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics. Find out what else happened on the second day of the Democratic National Convention.

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Democratic convention Day 2: CNN vets the claims

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The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Tuesday for the second night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.

The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened t...

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Highlights from Bill Clinton's past DNC speeches

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Bill Clinton's history of speeches at the Democratic National Convention has been like his political career, a series of ups and downs, where the former president has played the role of validator, acceptor and character witness.

The 42nd commander in ...

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It's official: Hillary Clinton makes history

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Democrats on Tuesday made Hillary Clinton the first woman to head a major party ticket -- and during an emotional night, her family and supporters asked voters to give her a second look.

At the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, just thre...

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Assange: 'A lot more material' coming on election

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday his whistleblowing website might release "a lot more material" relevant to the US electoral campaign.

Assange was speaking in a CNN interview following the release of nearly 20,000 emails stolen from the D...

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McAuliffe: Clinton would flip-flop on TPP

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe caused Hillary Clinton a political headache Tuesday night when he said he expects her to reverse her position on a major free trade deal.

Clinton has said on the campaign trail that she opposes the Trans-Pacific Partners...

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Bill Clinton embraces role of political spouse

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Bill Clinton isn't used to being the second act, but he slipped comfortably into that role Tuesday night when making a forceful case that his wife is the proven change-maker who should become president of the United States in November.

After strugglin...

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Tuesday's memorable lines from the DNC

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Democrats turned to Hollywood stars for the attacks on Donald Trump and mothers of slain African-American children to back Hillary Clinton on the second night of the party's convention Tuesday.

Here are some of the night's most memorable lines:

Hillary...

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Viewers guide to the Democratic convention

Michelle Obama, DNC speech

Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday. Then, Bill Clinton took the Democratic National Convention on a 45-minute tour through the former first lady, senator and secretary of state's biography.

"In the spring of ...

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Obama: 'Possible' Putin trying to sway vote for Trump

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday wouldn't rule out the possibility that Russian President Vladimir Putin could be attempting to tip the US presidential election toward Donald Trump.

His comments came after US officials said this week that there is st...

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US Navy to China: We're staying in South China Sea

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The U.S. will continue freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea, a senior Navy officer says, as the region continues to react to a landmark Hague ruling on territorial claims in the disputed waters.

The Obama administration has made it ...

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