Democrats from Kansas watch as Clinton accepts party nomination

Kansas Democrats witness Clinton nomination as ‘extraordinary experience’

Kansas Democratic Party Chair Lee Kinch saw history being made eight years ago when Barack Obama became the first African-American nominee for president. He witnessed history again Thursday night when Hillary Clinton walked onstage as the first female nominee of a major party.

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

Bernie Sanders surprise appearance at Kansas delegation breakfast

Sanders surprises Kansas delegation at breakfast

After a long first night on the convention floor, the Kansas state delegates got a special boost of energy Tuesday morning when Sen. Bernie Sanders dropped by for a visit. “There’s no reason why Democrats can’t be successful in Kansas,” Sanders said as part of a five-minute speech about turning out to vote for the party.

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

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.