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.

FL delegates want reproductive rights for women

Sarasota-Manatee delegates push for women’s rights

The Women’s Caucus met Thursday morning at the Democratic National Convention to discuss the importance of Hillary Clinton winning the presidency over Donald Trump. Trump’s true stance or intentions on women’s reproductive health rights remains unclear, caucus members said, but is cause for concern. The Rev. Leah D.

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

Congresswoman’s last DNC makes history

Rep. Lois Capps enjoys final Democratic National Convention before retirement

Thunderstorms may have set the mood on the last day of the Democratic National Convention, but Rep. Lois Capps was not letting the bad weather dull her trip to the historic city of Philadelphia, where history was once again made with the nomination of Hillary Clinton for president.

Taylor Carson is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Tribune.

Mississippi transplant reaches goal of attending DNC

A long and winding road to the Democratic convention

One Mississippi Democratic delegate traveled a circuitous route to the convention. Since spring, Jon Delperdang has served as an alternate delegate for the Mississippi Democratic Party. Delperdang’s journey, carrying to Philadelphia the wishes of the 2nd Congressional District Democrats in Mississippi began in Blaine, Minn., a suburb 15 miles north of Minneapolis.

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

Eric Holder on how technology affects Black Lives Matter movement

Holder on Black Lives Matter and Technology

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

DNC delegate witnesses her dream come true, a woman is nominated for president

Centre County delegate sees childhood dream realized

Traveling to Philadelphia and witnessing Hillary Clinton accept the nomination to become the first female presidential candidate of a major party was a dream for Nancy Chiswick, of Centre County. “I couldn’t imagine being president because as far as I knew, girls didn’t become president,” Chiswick said.

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

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.

California leaders assure delegates that Clinton can be just as progressive

California Democrats urged to rally behind Clinton on Day 3 of the national convention

As the hot sun rose over Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, California delegates started off the third day of the Democratic National Convention with breakfast at the delegation hotel. Politicians from across California took to the stage during breakfast to rally delegates behind Hillary Clinton.

Taylor Carson is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Tribune.