Hillary Clinton has been a US senator, a mom, First Lady of the United States, Secretary of State and a bestselling author. But today marks an exciting moment in history when she also became, in the words of CNN, “the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation’s history, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics.” According to CBC:
Breaking a historic barrier, Democrats triumphantly chose Hillary Clinton as their White House nominee Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party into the general election.
Delegates erupted in cheers as Clinton’s primary rival, Bernie Sanders, helped make it official when the roll call got to his home state of Vermont — an important show of unity for a party trying to heal deep divisions.
“I move that Hillary Clinton be selected as the nominee of the Democratic Party for president of the United States,” Sanders declared, asking that it be by acclamation.
The full story is here (and in just about every news media in the world).