Clinton Claims Historic Victory at Brooklyn Rally

Hillary Clinton celebrated being the first woman poised to lead a major political party's presidential ticket in Brooklyn on Tuesday night.

Crowds react as they watch monitors waiting for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during her primary night event at the Duggal Greenhouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on June, 7, 2016 in New York.

Powered by a solid triumph in California, Hillary Clinton declared victory in her yearlong battle for the heart of the Democratic Party. In addition to California, Clinton won primaries Tuesday in New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota. 

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Clinton greets supporters on her way to the stage. 

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A supporter of Clinton holds a sign during the primary night event on June 7 in Brooklyn.


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Clinton arrives on stage to speak to supporters.

"Tonight's victory is not about one person, it belongs to generation of women and men who struggled and scarified and made this moment possible," Clinton said.

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Clinton stands onstage with her husband and her daughter after speaking.

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Clinton supporters wave American flags during the event.

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Clinton supporters cheer at the Brooklyn event.

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Supporters cheer as Clinton speaks at the Brooklyn event.

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