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♪ love recognizes that we need each other. >> hillary clinton will make an outstanding president. >> my daughter will not take for granted that woman can be president of the united states. >> let's get to work. >> i move that all votes, all votes cast by delegates be reflected in the official record and i move that hillary clinton be selected as the nominee of the democratic party for president of the united states! (cheers and applause). >> today we witness add moment that students will learn about in history class. it will be talk for a good long time to come. vermont senator bernie sanders
called for the nomination of his former rival hillary clinton. clearing the way for her to become the first woman to receive a presidential nomination from major american political party. sanders getting can you do december for selfless show of unity. >> here's live look at the wells fargo center where former president bill clinton wrapped up his speech telling the crowd this election is historic for more reasons than one. good evening and thanks for joining us for this you decide we believe. i'm iain page. >> i'm lucy noland. took a little more than two hours for history to be made at the wells fargo center tonight. it became official after the roll call of states hillary clinton landed that nomination. former rival bernie sanders told the convention he wanted the convention to suspend the procedural rules and for clinton to officially become the parti' nominee. president bill clinton speaking up for this wife. >> she's inn say shutsly curious, she's a natural leader, she's a good organizer and she's the best darn change maker i ever net in my and tire live.
>> we'll hear more in a moment. first we want to bring bruce gordon on the convention floor. a lot of people were looking forward to hearing from president clinton tonight. >> reporter: look, he's one of the great political communicators of the last 50 years. democrats look to bill clinton republicans look to ronald reagan this obviously bill clinton's night to make the pitch for his wife. some will tell you he make a better pitch for her sean she make for herself. there was plenty of politic in this in terms of the hillary clinton resume this was mostly i think about softening the image of the presidential nominee. so the idea was to let people know what kind of a mother she was. what kind of a change maker she was and to work on very personal level let the resume speak for itself and let others talk about that. >> exactly. also, bruce, much talked about bernie sanders today during the roll call calling for clinton's nomination. what was it leak on the floor
itself? >> reporter: well, it was electric. no question about it. and there are lots of folks giving bernie sanders appropriate credit for this move to try and unify things. but we talk about this last night as you know. bernie sanders has made the case all along this is not about bernie sanders. it's about a political revolution. it's more than just one man. and we saw an example of what he meant by that today unfortunately for bernie sande sanders. he is talking unity but many of his supporters in this building and certainly outside in some of the protests we've seen are not ready non the willing to pivot from bernie sanders to hillary clinton. good news for democrats they've got plenty of time between now and november but right now the lost those bernie sanders supporters are absolutely at least some of them absolutely not ready to support hillary clinton. >> bruce, emotional moment when the mottes movement took the stage. what was their message? >> reporter: well, there were a variety of discussions. a variety of speeches aimed at talking about mostly young
african-american men and their violent did he mice. sometimes at the hands of police and sometimes in other situations. trayvon martin, for example, always a dicey proposition with regard to the republican convention, the democratic convention unfortunately people attended to take sides in this assort of all or nothing. you're either with the police or you're with these young african-american men. there is a middle ground there. there are folks who say, look, both sides have made that are mistake both sides are trying to do the right thing zone it is a very politically risky proposition i would suggest to try to balance it out. are you for this group or for that group? that can be a real challenge. we'll see how it plays out in the days and weeks ahead. >> that's embodied by that local effort picks or peace from south jersey here, bruce. bruce gordon, thank you so much live with us all week. let's take another look at the historic moment that went down in philadelphia today. >> here's when democrats officially nominated the first female major party candidate for
the presidency of the united states. >> all in favor avenue motion say aye. >> aye! >> opposed, no? >> the ayes have it! >> wells fargo sent kama live with ayes and cheers after senator sanders moved to nominate secretary clinton. sandersanders home state deed so sander could make the big gesture of unity at the end of the vote. >> once again former president bill clinton in the arena throwing all his support behind his wife. here's some of the highlights. >> the first time i saw her we were appropriately enough in a class on political and civil rights. she had thick blond hair, big glasses. wore no makeup. and she exceeded strength and
self possession that i found magnetic. if you were sit wrack i am sitting and you heard what i have heard, at every dinner conversation, every lunch conversation, on every long walk, you would say this woman has never been satisfied with the status quo in anything. she always wants to move the ball forward. that is just who she is. (cheers and applause). >> she's been round long time. she sure has and she's worth every single year she's put into making people's lives better. (cheers and applause). >> bill clinton speech is going viral. last check nearly 200,000 tweets about it. all right. let's take life look inside the wells fargo center now. alicia keys is singing this song dedicate to do hillary clinton and the mothers of the movement.
let's take a quick listen. ♪ >> all right. other speakers trending on social media tonight, the group mothers of the movement are made up of mother who's have lost their children to what they call senseless violence. among those on the stage the mothers of trayvon martin, sandra bland, eric garner and michael brown. they say only one candidate will support them in spreading their message against violence giving a strong endorsement to hillary clinton. the group of mothers called for unity. >> police officers are good people doing a good job. and we're asking -- and we're also going to keep using our
voices and our votes to support leaders like hillary clinton. >> yes. >> who will help us protect one another. so that this club of heart broken mothers stops growing. >> some of the victims represented died in altercations with police and that prompted some strong reactions from the local police union angry that the dnc did not include the families of fallen officers as part of the convention. >> tonight the protests continue on day two of the dnc. you can see hundreds of demonstrators marching down broad street. police are closely watching as things intensify earlier with american flags being burned. we are told things have calmed down at this point. well philadelphia police commanders are real heaping praise on the city's bike officers there. they're at the forefront of dealing with large scale protest
marchers across the city. hundreds of bike officers are dealing with thousands of demonstrators across the city. they're working in extreme heat, keeping their cool. these bike cops are the city's rapid response to protesters on the move. >> bikes very mobile so we can get -- get to places very quickly so, yeah, i think it's working well for us. >> commission are in richard ross says continue to use bike officers the remain of the dnc along with foot patrol and other specially trained units. >> dnc wraps up for the night the party just getting started much checking out how people are celebratingcelebrating a histor. in the wake of today's show of a ren in a the gop nominee is working very hard to take democrats down few notches and donald trump got bad news today. >> another live look at the wells fargo center alicia keys rocking it. we'll be right back. rocking it. we'll be right back. stay with us.
♪ welcome back with live look at the wells fargo center where hillary clinton is now speaking. let's listen in. >> -- great day and night. what an incredible honor that you have given me and i can't believe we just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet. thanks to you and to everyone who fought so hard to make this possible. this is really your victory. this is really your night. and if there are any little girls out there who stayed up late to watch, let me just say, i may become the first woman president but one of you is neck. thank you all. i can't wait to join you in philadelphia! thank you!
>> very quick accepting the nomination informal. we were that the cherry hill break when it happened. they showed pictures of all the different presidents of the united states and then after barack obama the 44th president they had a shattering of glass effect and then hillary rodham clinton's face pop up. >> this crowd is loving all that alicia keys is popping as well. a lot more excitement to go here. there's a tremendous amount of energy around here right now. people all revved up, amed up ready to party after historic day. shawnette wilson at pennsylvania landing that night for all the action. shawnette. >> so the celebrities are in the building here tonight. this event started with a dnc watch party. but about 10:00 o'clock it turned into an actual party. people were out of their seats and on the floor. celebrities hit the red carpet
here at the sheet metal union building. vivica a. fox is hosting this event and howard hewett is providing entertain. the the setup was for 26 tables and 250 people it started 8:00 with cocktail and viewing party of the act on the floor of wells fargo follow beside dinn dinner. at 10:00 the party began. the organizers dog gone village.core the blackest website on the internet and tonight's event is a party with a purpose. >> after 20 plus years of wor working to mobilize the black vote and expand voting rights for all, we're having a really wonderful gala event to celebrate all that we've accomplished and all we had do. >> we're going to have a good time. i'll take you baaing to old stuff and, you know, do some old howard hewitt and couple new howard hewitt joints and we should have fun. >> reporter: back here live i asked how long the party would
go and lucy the answer was simply until. this could be quite awhile. (laughter). >> back to you. >> i'm thinking so. a big night for folks around here. an stage tonight by the way another former u.s. secretary of state madeleine albright the first woman to serve as secretary of state. she did so under bill clinton of course. tonight albright said no one is more qualified to shape the role of the us in the world than hillary clinton. and point to do her record as second of state herself. >> she fought terrorism. she stopped the spread of nuclear weapons. and she promoted diplomacy, defense, development and democracy. smart power in corner of the world. as -- >> albright added while some people believe donald trump would be a danger to national security if he's elected she argued he has already done damage by under mining our standing in the eyes of our allies.
>> even though he's not scheduled to speak until tomorrow vice-president joe biden made an appearance today here at the wells fargo sent. the vice-president getting familiar with the stage, microphone and all the people involved in the big event. he spoke to reporters as well addressing tough questions including the leaked e-mails that seemed to show the dnc favored hillary clinton over bernie sanders. >> he didn't lose. she didn't win because of any e-mails. come on, man. at the end of the day is that, upping, that bernie and his supporters didn't want to change the party. the party didn't change him. >> biden also joked that he cannot bet on elections but if he can, his money is on clinton. meanwhile, gop nominee donald trump is promising to revolutionize health care for veterans. >> gop nominee is doing his best to get attention this week despite the dnc. fox's carl cameron reports from charlotte, north carolina. >> reporter: donald trump spoke to the annual vfw convention in charlotte north
carolina day after hillary clinton spoke. some we're going to take care of our veterans like they've never been taken care of before. >> reporter: trump did not mention the troops in his cleveland convention speech but today he slammed clip for down paying va problems. >> they recently said of the va scandal that it's not as widespread as it's been purchase poured to be. it's like she's trying to sweep it under the rug. we know how she takes care of the veterans. just look at her invasion of libya. and her happened link of benghazi. a disaster. or look at her e-mails. which put america's entire national security at risk. >> reporter: some in the audience chaned locker up donald trump abandoned teleprompter and didn't miss a beat.
>> just think she was here last night. she didn't do very well g good evening, ladies and gentlemen, boring. boring. >> trump has delighted the democratic convention chaos and touted the impact of the republican gathering in cleveland last week. >> we had i believe the largest bump in the history of convention. >> he tweeted attack on last of last night's speakers and singled out elizabeth warren. >> he's a disaster of the she's the least productive senator other than in the united states other than she has a big mouth. >> also said he'd open up a white house hotline so that veterans who need help can call and suggested he'd be willing to give up twitter to take some of them. in charlotte, carl cameron, fox news. >> while cnn poll showed trump get a post convention about the numbers have clinton with 1% lead. >> people are still talking about first lady michelle obama's speech here last night.
what some people want her to do next. >> history unfolding here inside the wells fargo center and also outside. a look at what you might have missed today. >> and here's another live look at the wells fargo center. things are wrapping up here on day two. we'll be right back. stay right where you are.
the crowd went saw hillary clinton speak via satellite and heard alicia keys. a lot of excitement here today. you don't have to be a delegate to take advantage of the democratic national convention. >> how would you like to take private tour of the white house, oval office or have your picture taken among the pore interest presidents or what about getting a seat on air force one. throngs of visitors and locals alike are enjoying what's called political fest. it's a seven venue interactive tour of exhibits centered on politic, history and government. it doesn't matter whether you're republican, democrat or neither. visitors can get around the venue by shuttle bus you can see priceless artifacts like jfk's him low scene or artificial documents taken right from the white house. >> i've never been to the constitution center before and i've lived here for 18 years now much it's one of those things where you just kind of want to get out, city your city and save some money and be a part of history. >> the political fest runs
through tomorrow. you can get tickets at any of the venues, five bucks for children. 15 for adults. and because of hillary clinton, my daughters and all our sons and daughters now take for granted that a woman can be president of the united states! (cheers and applause). >> more than 24 hours later people are still racing about first lady michelle baltimore washington parkway's speech last night here at the wells fargo sent. she talked about our responsibility to the nation's children and voiced her belief that hillary clinton should be our next president. people were so revved up by her speech they started seeing if she'll make her own run for the oval office on twitter live wrote i would vote for noughts so fast if she ran and ruth tweeted not the jump the gun but flotus for president in 2024 what an amazing speech what a stellar first lady. >> and tomorrow dnc the theme is working together scheduled speakers touch on gun control and veterans issue headliners
are vice-president joe biden and president barack obama. >> we want to you share your dnc experiences with us. use the hash tag fox 29dnc on all your posts we might use them on air. p we've been using quite a few of them actually. so many pictures all across town. it's been fantastic. >> it has been. >> right her as well. >> what a day two here at the wells fargo center for the dnc. >> knot nothing like making history in philadelphia. >> exactly right. birthplace of our nation. thank you for joining us for this you decide special. we of course will bring you extended coverage every night this week from the wells fargo center. >> team coverage continues at 4:00. when fox 29 morning news and "good day philadelphia". >> do you know what's next. >> tmz. >> do you know what's next. >> tmz. >> enjoy.
>> she is still the best darn change maker i have ever known. >> and she changed history last night shattering another glass ceiling, hillary clinton is officially the first female presidential candidate of major political party in the u.s.. >> i am really emotional. like i said, i feel like they're making a huge mistake. >> with news of nomination supporters of bernie sanders were not happy. what happened moments after the nomination was called. and have you been trying to hail a cab or call ub were no luck. getting a round the city has been challenging with so many visitors here. tricks you need to know while the convention continues. "good day", everybody, wednesday, july 27, 20