Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton celebrates on stage during her primary night event at the Duggal Greenhouse, Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 7, 2016 in New York.
Hillary Clinton hailed a historical “milestone” for women as she claimed victory over rival Bernie Sanders in the Democratic White House nomination race. “Thanks to you, we’ve reached a milestone,” she told cheering supporters at a rally in New York. “The first time in our nation’s history that a woman will be a major party’s nominee.”
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