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On the final day of the Democratic National Convention, all eyes are on Hillary Clinton.

The former first lady, senator and secretary of state is expected to accept her party's nomination for president.


Attendees hold up signage in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption


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Here's what you've missed so far and what's coming up:

According to excerpts released by the campaign, Hillary Clinton will say that the United States is at "a moment of reckoning."

"Powerful forces are threatening to pull us apart," she will say. "Bonds of trust and respect are fraying. And just as with our founders there are no guarantees. It's truly is up to us. We have to decide whether we're going to work together so we can all rise together."

The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia is buzzing. Hours before the primetime program, the floor was crowded and the seats were filled.

The Clinton campaign is embracing the historic nature of the night: Earlier in the program, twelve women senators came on stage and talked about how Clinton has helped women. She has fought for equal pay and women's healthcare, they said.

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, from Maryland, said it was time to fight for Clinton. Her battle cry? "Women put your lipstick on! Men polish those shoes."

Some supporters of Bernie Sanders, about 150 of them on the floor, are wearing bright yellow shirts that say, "Enough is enough." It's yet to seen, whether the kind of disruption that has punctuated previous nights will continue tonight.

Singer songwriter Carole King got the crowd swaying with her song "You've Got A Friend."

At the top of this post, you'll find live video of the convention. We'll also this post with the latest news.

Update at 9:07 p.m. ET. 'Fight For The Heart Of This Nation':

Rev. Dr. William Barber, II, the president of the North Carolina NAACP, brought the crowd to its feet when he called for Americans to "fight for the heart of this nation."

Without naming Trump, Barber said:
"In this season, when some want to harden and stop the heart of our democracy, we are being called like our foremothers and fathers to be the moral defibrillators of our time. We must shock this nation with the power of love. We must shock this nation with the power of mercy. We must shock this nation and fight for justice for all. We can't give up on the heart of our democracy. Not now, not ever."


Update at 8:46 p.m. ET. A Moment Of Silence For Fallen Officers:

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez made a call for police and communities to work together.

She said that she was still trying to make sense of the police shootings that happened in Dallas.

"Violence is not the answer," she said. "Yelling and calling each other names is not going to do it. Talking within your own group in your own language only where our groups understands leads nowhere. We have to start listening to each other."

Then she called for a moment of silence. As it came to an end and before Valdez introduced the families of fallen officers, two people in the crowd screamed, "Black lives matter!"

Update at 8:34 p.m. ET. A Message To The Disillusioned:

Jennifer Granholm, the former governor of Michigan, just received the biggest applause of the night.

She began by saying she wanted to talk to disillusioned Americans.

"Some people are worried," she said. "Some people are angry. I get that. But the answer is not to tear our country down, it's to build our country up. Not to build walls that keep out the rest of the world, but to keep building the industries and universities that the rest of the world wishes they could get into."

Granholm said the only way to overcome big problems like the loss of manufacturing jobs is to do it as one people.

Donald Trump, she said, doesn't understand that, but Clinton "gets it."

"Our great country spans a continent, but we are all connected to each other, no matter where we live," she said. "So when a miner in Virginia has the dignity of a new job in the advanced steel industry, we all have dignity. When the engineering student in the Sunshine State builds the solar panels of the future, we all succeed."

Update at 7:45 p.m. ET. Excerpts Of Clinton's Speech:

According to excerpts of the speech released by the Clinton campaign, Hillary Clinton will say that the United States is at "a moment of reckoning."

"Powerful forces are threatening to pull us apart," she will say. "Bonds of trust and respect are fraying. And just as with our founders there are no guarantees. It's truly is up to us. We have to decide whether we're going to work together so we can all rise together."

Clinton will also outline her agenda. Here's another excerpt:
"My primary mission as President will be to create more opportunity and more good jobs with rising wages right here in the United States. From my first day in office to my last. Especially in places that for too long have been left out and left behind. From our inner cities to our small towns, Indian Country to Coal Country. From the industrial Midwest to the Mississippi Delta to the Rio Grande Valley."


Update at 7:27 p.m. ET. 'America Kept Its Promise':

Rep. Joaquin Castro, of Texas, countered Donald Trump's proposals on immigration using a personal story.

"In 1922, the only grandparent that I would ever know came to the United States from Mexico," Castro said. "She wasn't a rapist or a murderer. She was a six-year-old orphan. But as a girl, she walked past storefront signs that read 'No Dogs or Mexicans Allowed.' Her life wasn't easy. And she didn't always feel welcomed. But she never stopped believing in America's sacred promise that her sacrifices would be rewarded with opportunity for herself and her family. She kept up her part of the promise by working her whole life: babysitting, cooking, and cleaning houses. And the fact that her grandson is standing here on this stage tonight is proof that America kept its promise, too."



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