Philadelphia, July 28 (Reuters): US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday Americans faced challenges at home and abroad that demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, and attacked Republican Donald Trump for sowing fear and divisiveness. In the biggest speech of her more than 25 year old career in the public eye, Hillary accepted the Democratic presidential nomination for the Nov. 8 electionwith a promise to make the United States a country that worked for everyone. ”We are clear-eyed about what our country is up against. But we are not afraid,” she said. She presented a sharply more upbeat view of the country than the dark vision Trump offered at last week's Republican convention, and even turned one of Republican hero Ronald Reagan's signature phrases against the real estate developer.He's taken the Republican Party a long way, from 'Morning in America' to 'Midnight in America,'” Hillary said. “He wants to divide us from the rest of the world, and from each other. He's betting that the perils of today's world will blind us to its unlimited promise.”
The speech was Hillary's turn in the spotlight after three days of electrifying appearances by President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and first lady Michelle Obama, and Clinton acknowledged that some people still do not know her well.
”I get it that some people just don't know what to make of me. So let me tell you. The family I'm from, well no one had their name on big buildings,” Hillary said in a reference to Trump. She said her family were builders of a better life and a better future for their children, using whatever tools they had and“ whatever God gave them.”
As she prepared to deliver her speech, people familiar with the matter said the FBI is investigating a cyber attack against another Democratic Party group, which may be related to an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee.