Hillary Clinton made history on the second night of the Democratic National Convention as the first woman to clinch a major U.S. political party's presidential nomination.
Former President Bill Clinton recounted the history of his relationship with wife, now the Democratic presidential nominee, sharing humorous anecdotes and outlining her accomplishments. Other speakers on Tuesday included House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, 9/11 survivor Lauren Manning and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.
Elsewhere in the city, protests raged on. From Sanders supporters to anti-facist groups to marijuana legalization demonstrators, the scene outside Philadelphia City Hall on Tuesday was filled with protesters.
Below, photos from day two of the convention. More photos: Day one
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright walks through the media area of the Wells Fargo Arena before her speech on Tuesday. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Two DNC attendees hold up a sign that reads "Girl Power" as the lights dim before former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's speech. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Oscar Salazar, 21, wears full Bernie Sanders garb outside City Hall. “Right now, [Hillary Clinton] doesn’t deserve my vote,” Salazar said. “She needs to show that she’ll be continuing the progressive ideas of Bernie.” (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi delivers her speech alongside female Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Massachusetts delegate Stephen Driscoll holds a sign calling for secularity in America. "The fact that we have invocations here is fine, but do it in church, keep it out of politics," Driscoll said. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Laurie Arbeiter from New York City places signs displaying various messages outside City Hall. “We have a lot of different messages,” Arbeiter said. “It’s interesting to see people’s reactions.” (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Two attendees embrace on the second night of the DNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Protesters from Anti Fascist, Antifa from Philadelphia debate with a spectator at Thomas Paine Square. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A Philadelphia police officer asks the crowd about allegations of a woman being groped at Thomas Paine Square. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Florida delegate and Bernie Sanders supporter Samantha Herring, 46, holds a sign she made after a chance encounter with Sanders earlier on Tuesday. "He said we need to bring unity to this party and that he's grateful for those that are willing to keep pushing the issues," Herring said. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A man strikes a biblical pose at the Dilworth Park fountains located across the street from City Hall. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Retired Philadelphia Police Department Capt. Ray Lewis advocates for the legalization of marijuana in Thomas Paine Square. “Drug laws are nothing but a cash cow, from the cop on the street that makes the arrest to the rich white men who build for-profit prisons,” Lewis said. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, who sat next to former President Bill Clinton on the first night of the DNC, leaves the Illinois delegation area. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A Bernie Sanders protester holds an umbrella presenting his political leanings. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
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Editor's note: An earlier version of this story misidentified protesters from the group Anti Fascist, Antifa. The error has been corrected.
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