Five key moments at the Democratic convention

Balloons come down on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine at the end of the Democratic National ConventionThe Democratic Party gathered in sweltering Philadelphia for four days this week to nominate Hillary Clinton as their presidential nominee and catapult themselves toward November’s election. Standing before thousands of delegates and tens of millions of Americans watching at home, Clinton made history by becoming the first female nominee of a major political party. “I will be a president for Democrats, Republicans, and independents” Clinton declared to deafening cheers Thursday, as she made the case that America’s first black president should be followed by America’s first female president.

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