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Clinton claims 2016 Democratic nomination

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Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, becoming the first American woman to claim a major party's nomination for president. Pushed over the top by sweeping wins from New Jersey to California in the finale of the 2016 democratic primary.>> We are all standing under a glass ceiling right now.
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>> Jonathan Allen was at Clinton's party Tuesday in Brooklyn.
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>> It was a high energy crowd, those people, especially young women wiping away tears as Clinton took the stage.>> Barriers can come down>> Clinton bouncing back from a bitter defeat by Barack Obama in 2008, bestowing praise on Bernie Sanders, her tenacious rival, whose supporters she will need to take on likely Republican nominee Donald Trump.
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>> His campaign and the vigorous debate that we've had have been very good for the Democratic Party and for America.>> Clinton also notching victories in South Dakota and New Mexico with Sanders winning in North Dakota and Montana. Sanders have been hoping for a win in California as he decides whether or not to take his battle to the Democratic convention but it was not not to be.
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Pre-election polls proving off the mark as Clinton surged to a double digit win in the nation's most populus state.>> As we look ahead to the battle that awaits, let's remember all that unites us.>> Now, the focus turns to whether the two can come together against Donald Trump.
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>> The Clintons have turned the politics of personal enrichment into an art form for themselves.>> He wants to win by stoking fear and rubbing salt in wounds and reminding us daily just how great he is.>>
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Very soon she's gonna be hitting the swing states, the key swing state, Ohio, Pennsylvania, both states that Trump thinks he can win.
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Not only is she trying to bring voting supporters into the fold, she's also going to try to bring Republicans into the fold.>> But her big night doesn't signal smooth sailing.>> The struggle continues.>> As Sanders vowed to fight on, despite her declaration of victory.
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