06:16 GMT28 September 2020
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    While Hillary Clinton has been officially nominated by the Democratic Party, supporters of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders stormed a media center.

    Sanders supporters have been frustrated over the release of DNC emails by Wikileaks that show the supposedly neutral organization had a bias toward Clinton.

    ​Earlier on Tuesday, Clinton was officially nominated as the party's presidential nominee, making her the first female candidate of a major US political party.

    In an attempt at unity, Sanders had urged his supporters not to leave the arena. A number walked off the floor following Clinton's nomination, however.

    Nearly all seats in the Maine, Kansas, Alaska, and Oklahoma sections were empty.

    Protests also occurred on the first day of the convention, with speakers interrupted by boos and chants of "Lock Her Up." Many voiced their opposition to the TPP trade deal.

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