Small states join together to get attention at DNC

Small states like Idaho band together at national convention

After attending the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, Bert Marley knew he wanted the 2016 convention to be different. In L.A., Idaho delegates stayed at a hotel in a Beverly Hills neighborhood while the convention and most other delegates were downtown. Worst of all, he said, Idaho’s delegation was on the outskirts alone.

Jennifer Kerrigan is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for the Idaho Statesman.

Undeclared Idaho superdelegate sides with Clinton

Idaho Democrats: Moving toward unity

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who met with his delegates privately at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Monday, told his supporters that the Democratic Party “needs Clinton to defeat Trump.” This was meant with resistance as delegates cried out “no!” and “we want Bernie!”

Jennifer Kerrigan is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for the Idaho Statesman.