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on July 29, 2016 in World News

Delegates Protest, Walk Out of Hillary’s DNC Speech

by Joel B. Pollak Groups of disgruntled delegates for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) heckled, protested, and eventually walked out of the Democratic National Convention during Hillary Clinton’s speech accepting her party’s nomination on Thursday night. Though by no means universal — many Sanders delegates cheered Clinton enthusiastically — the protests were virtually unprecedented in the history of acceptance speeches at party conventions. Hundreds of Sanders delegates had arrived at the Wells Fargo Arena Thursday afternoon wearing fluorescent green T-shirts bearing the slogan, “Enough is Enough.” The shirts, which glowed in the dark, were produced by members of the Oregon...

by Joel B. Pollak Groups of disgruntled delegates for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) heckled, protested, and eventually walked out of the Democratic National Convention during Hillary Clinton’s speech accepting her party’s nomination on Thursday night. Though by no means...

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