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Hillary Clinton moved to suspend the roll call vote on the convention floor today, a symbolic gesture toward party unity. She released her delegates to Barack Obama earlier in the day. Some delegates continued to vote for her, however, until she interrupted the vote at 4:50 p.m. Eastern Time so that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi could call for Obama's nomination.
With Hillary Clinton’s speech at the Democratic National Convention just hours away, many of the New York senator’s committed feminist supporters are softening toward the Barack Obama-Joe Biden ticket. While steadfast Clinton supporters are clamoring for her nomination on the floor of the convention tomorrow, there are indications that the disappointment and disillusionment of the past several months are slowly melting away as Clinton backers heed the call for party unity.