Photos: Democratic National Convention 2016, Day 4
Hillary Clinton formally accepted her party's presidential nomination on the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Introduced by her daughter Chelsea, Clinton laid out her prospective plans as president, criticized rival Donald Trump and thanked former Democratic presidential opponent Bernie Sanders.
Addressing Sanders supporters, Clinton said, "I want you to know, I've heard you. Your cause is our cause."
Rain and thunderstorms struck Philadelphia earlier in the day, but that didn't seem to stop a smattering of protesters from demonstrating near City Hall and large crowds of attendees from packing into the Wells Fargo Center.
That morning, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel made his first appearance before the Illinois delegation and had a front row seat at the convention.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine, former president Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky watch Hillary Clinton’s speech. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine greet the crowd after her speech. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A man thanks law enforcement officials while heading to the Wells Fargo Center from the AT&T Station of the SEPTA public transit system. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A man holds a USA sign during a speech given by Khzir Khan, the father of a fallen Muslim-American soldier. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Singer Katy Perry performs on the final night of the DNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
DNC attendee Marko Krosnjar from San Francisco dons a Democratic blue beard of glitter and glue. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Protesters organize for a march in front of City Hall in Philadelphia. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle watch the DNC speeches from the Illinois delegation area. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
DNC attendees watch Pelosi's speech with Hillary Clinton signs and cutouts. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, sitting next to Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough, makes his first appearance at the Illinois delegation breakfast. Emanuel arrived in Philadelphia on Wednesday. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
DNC attendees head into the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
A man waves the American flag during retired Marine Gen. John Allen's speech. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
Attendees join hands during the closing benediction of the DNC. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)
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July 28: Largely absent from proceedings at the Democratic National Convention so far, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday appeared before the Illinois delegation at a breakfast event on the convention’s final day.
July 28: Once again, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin gave an impassioned speech Thursday morning before the Illinois delegation at the Democratic National Convention, sounding more like a candidate for governor than ever.
July 27: President Barack Obama said “there has never been a man or a woman—not me, not Bill, not anybody—more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States of America.”