Euphoric Clinton supporters feel hand of history in New York

For ecstatic Hillary Clinton supporters it was a celebration of history in the making, a night of euphoria setting aside moments of past doubt to dream what once seemed impossible. “Thanks to you we’ve reached a milestone, the first time in our nation’s history that a woman will be a major party’s nominee,” she told a packed warehouse of cheering supporters in New York. The enormity of the moment moved obstetrician Ellen Landsberger almost to tears, having sacrificed her own retirement party to leave work early and bag a prime spot in the front of the crowd.

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