Accepting White House nomination, Clinton offers 'clear-eyed' vision

Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton accepts the nomination on the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaBy John Whitesides and Amanda Becker PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cast herself as the steady leader at a “moment of reckoning” for America, contrasting her character with what she described as a dangerous and volatile Donald Trump. In the biggest speech of her quarter century in politics, Clinton on Thursday accepted the Democratic presidential nomination for the Nov. 8 election with a promise to make the United States a country that worked for everyone. “He’s taken the Republican Party a long way, from ‘Morning in America’ to ‘Midnight in America,'” Clinton said.

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