Unity Reform Commission will likely dilute power of superdelegates in next election cycle

Sanders and Clinton backers secure superdelegate reform | VTDigger

PHILADELPHIA- In a major victory for Sanders backers, Democrats passed a resolution that will likely dilute the power of superdelegates in the next election cycle. It is the most significant revision of the superdelegate system since its inception in 1984. The amendment, called the “Unity Reform Commission,” was introduced Saturday evening in the DNC Rules Committee meeting.

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

Kansas Democratic Party brings on team of young people

YOUNG DELEGATION AGREES ON ISSUES, STRUGGLES WITH UNITY

Anna Hand of Ellsworth dreamed of making American history as a child. “I walked around telling people I was going to be president,” she said. Hand, a delegate to the Democratic National Convention pledged to Hillary Clinton, is 22. Her dream didn’t start too long ago, but she’s OK letting the title go to another woman.

Paige Gross is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Wichita Eagle.

Ingenuity and elbow grease for delegates getting to Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Kansas delegates cutting costs for the Democratic National Convention

Twenty-one-year-old Reece Rogers of Wichita would do almost anything to get to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia – even if it took ingenuity and a little elbow grease.

Paige Gross is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Wichita Eagle.

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.

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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