Delegates share expectations for a different DNC in Philadelphia

Forty-eight years ago, Carol Williams witnessed the chaos and carnage of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Her husband Pat Williams was then working to elect Hubert Humphrey as President of the United States.

“It was a convention never to be repeated again, on all levels. It was a disaster,” said Carol Williams.

Since that historic convention, Williams has been to several Democratic National Conventions, alongside her husband. She was a Hillary Clinton delegate in 2008 in Denver, Colorado. Williams and other Montana Clinton supporters knew that it was all but over for the former first lady, but they still took their vote to the convention and were excited to hear Clinton speak. But they knew that they would give their support to Barack Obama.

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Democratic delegates outraged over Mississippi minimum wage

As the 2016 Democratic National Convention gets closer, political leaders and delegates from all over the country are talking about the state of minimum wages. However, no state and its democratic leaders are more concerned than those from Mississippi. The Magnolia State is among those with the highest unemployment and lowest minimum wage.

“The economy will go into turmoil if Donald Trump is elected,” said Hattiesburg attorney Michael Adelman, a Bernie Sanders delegate from the 4th Congressional District.

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