Clinton captures nomination as convention speakers try to revamp her image

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The Democratic Party tackled its biggest challenge of the election year here Tuesday night: to transform the way people think about Hillary Clinton. Although she has been a fixture in American political life for a quarter-century — the mere mention of her first name triggers immediate reactions — the candidate and her image-makers argue that the country doesn’t know the real Hillary Clinton. So they devoted the second day of the Democratic National Convention, when Clinton made history as the first woman nominated for president by a major party, by trying to reveal just that. A parade of supporters from all walks of life — led by husband Bill Clinton, whose long, folksy telling of their love story was the evening’s capstone — tried to open a window into Clinton’s character and motivations by sharing a medley of personal anecdotes.

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