Washington delegates witness history, Clinton nomination at DNC

‘This is history’: Washington delegates reflect on Hillary Clinton’s ground-breaking nomination

Hours before Hillary Clinton took the stage Thursday at the Democratic National Convention, Western Washington delegates were starting to put in context her nomination, how far the nation has come and what it means for America.

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

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.

Washington delegate wants DNC to include seniors

Older Washington delegate: Don’t forget seniors’ contributions

Some say that with age comes wisdom. For Myra Gamburg, 84, her age has brought feelings of invisibility and unimportance in a party that says it’s focused on diversity. “The Washington Democratic Party is very inclusive,” said the delegate from Lake Forest Park.

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

Prominent politicians push for increasing the minimum wage, labor unions

Bill de Blasio, Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Cuomo address Labor Caucus

Chants and union claps filled Conference Room 118 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Wednesday. High-ranking Democratic officials spoke to delegates on the second day of the Labor Caucus, addressing issues of interest to many working Pennsylvanians. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and New York Gov.

Louis Finley is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Centre Daily Times.

Idaho superdelegate sides with Clinton in the end

Undecided Idaho superdelegate comes down on Clinton’s side

Bernie Sanders won an overwhelming majority of Idaho delegates in the Demcratic caucus, but superdelegate Van Beechler publicly announced herself undeclared. She remained undecided until Tuesday night’s vote for the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, when she cast her vote for Clinton. “I was on the fence,” Beechler said.

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

Video: Leah Daughtry stresses gravity of this election to Black Caucus

DNC CEO Daughtry Encourages Vote

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Aish Menon is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for AURN – American Urban Radio Networks.

Howard Dean enters ‘Sanders country’ at DNC

Gov. Howard Dean presses New England delegates to unite behind Clinton | VTDigger

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean urged delegates from Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire to unify behind the Democratic presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton. Dean, a former presidential nominee, was one of several Clinton backers who emphasized the need for party unity at a breakfast with delegates on Tuesday.

Liora Engel-Smith is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for VT Digger.