Bill Clinton makes case for Hillary as president at DNC

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Hillary Clinton makes history at the Democratic National Convention as her husband made the case for another Clinton presidency. (KGO-TV)

Hillary Clinton made history at the Democratic National Convention as her husband made the case for another Clinton presidency.

On a night filled with historic moments, this was another as former President Bill Clinton spoke at the Democratic National Convention as a would-be first gentleman.
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He described the young woman he grew to love long before she became a lifelong public servant.

Moving forward, bill's biggest role at least for the next four months will be helping to get Hillary Clinton elected to the presidency.

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Earlier on Tuesday, in an emotional hour-long roll call vote, Hillary won the nomination.

And before the night was over, Hillary herself appeared via satellite from New York to address the crowd at the Democratic National Convention.

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It was an evening, a moment in history not lost on anyone in the arena.

"To know in my lifetime and I hope this comes true, that I would've not only seen the first African American president, but the first female president. That would be a life worth living," Sen. Barbara Boxer said.

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ABC7 anchor Reggie Aqui and reporter Laura Anthony are reporting live from the DNC in Philadelphia. You can follow them on social media: Click here to follow Reggie on Facebook and click here for Twitter. Track Laura Anthony on Facebook here and follow her Twitter here.

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