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"I hereby second the nomination for Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont for President of the United States of America", the New York Congresswoman said at the end of her address.

Her movement is "striving to recognize and fix the wounds of racial injustice, colonization, misogyny, and homophobia", Ocasio-Cortez asserted, adding that it "realizes the unsustainable brutality of an economy that rewards explosive inequalities of wealth for the few at the expense of long term stability for the many". She then nominated Bernie Sanders for president, whom she declared would offer "deep systemic solutions to our crises of mass evictions, unemployment, and lack of health care".

Gravino said that McNamara, who launched a fierce campaign to designate calamari as Rhode Island's official state appetizer in 2013, had approached him about the roll call. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. She explained that it was part of the DNC's procedure.

The congresswoman went after the network, accusing it of spreading "malicious" misinformation that sparked confusion and a backlash against her online. AdvertisementShortly after her 60 second-long speech aired, Ocasio-Cortez celebrated Biden's nomination, tweeting "Congratulations, @JoeBiden - I deeply look forward to fighting for our future together and reclaiming our democracy in November".

Docekal said she thinks the Democrat party as a whole is optimistic about the election.

The Nielsen Media Research figures from Tuesday come after the trio had a combined 6.7 million viewers for the first night of the convention, a 42 percent decrease from the same night at the 2016 convention. While leaving many confused, as Sanders had suspended his campaign back in April.

The nomination of Sanders was seen mainly as symbolic because Biden already secured his place as the presumptive nominee several months ago after reaching 1,991 required delegates to lead the Democratic party.

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However, Ocasio-Cortez and her supporters have suggested that the network knew it was common for seconding speeches to be short and that they used this fact to try and manufacture controversy in search of web traffic.

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