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Nominee Clinton seeks to unify Dems as she pivots to general election

Nominee Clinton seeks to unify Dems as she pivots to general election

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday night and sought to ease a restive electorate by casting herself as a steady hand for the economy and a leader already experienced on the world stage.

Drawing a contrast with the narrative of a nation in peril intoned by Republican nominee Donald Trump at the GOP convention last week, Clinton embraced an optimistic view of the future as she pitched an agenda to confront global terrorism, economic inequality and disparities in the criminal justice system.

"We are clear-eyed about what our country is up against. But we are not afraid. We will rise to the challenge, just...

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