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Dems choose Obama as presidential nominee

DENVER (AP) - The Democratic National Convention has nominated Barack Obama as the party's presidential candidate, the first black American ever named to lead a major party into the fall elections.

Convention delegates stood and cheered in approval as former Obama rival Hillary Rodham Clinton called for his nomination by acclamation.

Hear from Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel from the Convention on Region 8 News at Six.  ABC News will have live coverage of the Convention beginning at 9:00 PM tonight.

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