Sanders delegates discouraged by the focus on Clinton

California breakfast first sign of delegates’ Clinton-Sanders divide

At the California delegates’ breakfast July 25 in Philadelphia, what was supposed to be a festive celebration of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (sounds of the Beach Boys’ “California Girls” greeted delegates in the conference room) turned tense when speakers took the stage.

Harrison Brink is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Fresno Bee.

Washington state progressives not happy with Clinton’s VP pick

Some Washington delegates still support Sanders despite his call for unity

When Hillary Clinton introduced Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate last week, many Washington state progressives were not happy. And Monday, on the opening day of the Democratic National Convention, they still weren’t. “(Kaine) may not have been the best choice if Clinton wants to include progressives,” said Jake Egloff, a delegate from Wenatchee who supports Sen.

Talore McBride is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The News Tribune.

Some delegates in Philadelphia unhappy with vice presidential choice

Despite talk of Democratic Party unity, some Sanders delegates feel left out | VTDigger

PHILADELPHIA – In a poll of nearly 300 Sanders delegates to the Democratic convention, nearly 90 percent said they are dissatisfied with Hillary Clinton’s selection of Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., to be her running mate. “We’re not waiting for the elites to tell us what to do,” said Norman Solomon, executive director of the Bernie …

Liora Engel-Smith is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureauin Philadelphia for VTDigger.org.

Hillary Clinton’s complicated relationship with the press

The complicated relationship between the news media and Hillary Clinton

Journalists have a love/hate relationship with Hillary Clinton that often involves sexist coverage that has only worsened during the 2016 presidential campaign season On the day that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton performed one of the most important tasks of her campaign – naming a vice presidential running mate – New York Times columnist and PBS Newshour analyst David Brooks and commentator Mark Shields spent time talking about what they believe to be Clinton’s “lack of warmth.”

Jon Dowding is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for All Digitocracy.

Clinton and Sanders Florida delegates predict DNC will unify party

Local delegates predict unity from DNC

The Democratic delegation from Manatee and Sarasota planned far in advance for their arrival here this weekend to attend their national convention. District 16 voters picked six delegates to attend the Democratic National Convention – four for former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and two for Sen.

Cherea M. Hatcher is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Bradenton Herald.

Clinton’s experience is what people in Mississippi want to see

There is no Democratic divide in Mississippi over Clinton

Bobby Moak was elected Mississippi’s Democratic Party chairman just a few weeks ago. Though Moak was a longtime member of the state Legislature, the Democratic National Convention will be his first. Despite the tough odds Hillary Clinton may have winning Mississippians’ votes in the presidential race against Donald Trump, Moak emphasizes how much history the Clinton family has had with the Magnolia State and he is solidly behind Clinton.

Chris Abruzzo is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Sun Herald.

Clinton appears to embrace Black Lives Matter

Hillary Clinton’s new rhetoric on #BlackLivesMatter

Hillary Clinton has had heated exchanges with Black Lives Matters activists in the past year. Now she’s tweeting their name Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton faces criticism from one of her strongest opponents, and this time, it is not Donald Trump.


Jon Dowding is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for All Digitocracy.

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