August 27, 2008
(AP) - Senator Barack Obama has arrived in Denver, where delegates to the Democratic National Convention are poised to nominate him for president.
The nomination will make history. Obama would be the first black nominee of a major party.
Meanwhile, former rival Hillary Clinton has released her remaining convention delegates. Clinton attended an emotional meeting with her supporters. But some of them yelled, "No," when Clinton said she was freeing them to vote as they pleased.
Clinton did not instruct them how to vote, but said the delegates should go with their hearts and "what is right" for them to do.
It's still unclear how the voting process will be handled, and when and whether a planned roll-call vote would be cut off to give Obama the nomination by acclamation.
And Hillary Clinton is releasing her convention delegates to vote for Barack Obama.
But she isn't telling them how to vote in tonight's roll call of the states.
In an emotional meeting this afternoon, Clinton told her delegates, "You've come here from so many different places having
made this journey and feeling in your heart what is right for you
Clinton told her loyal followers that the campaign has been a joy. She said, "Yes, we didn't make it. But, boy, did we have a good time."
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