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Obama is Democratic Nominee for President

The third night of the Democratic National Convention kicked off with a traditional roll call vote, in which state delegations cast votes to designate the Democratic presidential nominee. Former President Bill Clinton and Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) will address the convention Wednesday night.

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Democrats Nominate Obama
Article | DENVER, Aug. 27 -- Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois completed an improbable and historic journey here Wednesday when he was nominated by acclamation as the Democratic candidate for president, becoming the first African American to lead a major political party into a general-election campaign.

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