Fresno delegates grapple with a Clinton or Trump election

Fresno Democrats sound out sides of Clinton-Sanders debate

Halfway through the Democratic National Convention and, though they’ve been loud, Bernie Sanders delegates in general say they have no voice. Blame it on Donald Trump. On a night when Hillary Clinton became the first woman ever nominated by a major party to run for president, the theme from the dais Tuesday was speaking out against the Republican presidential nominee.

Harrison Brink is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Fresno Bee.

Sanders delegates discouraged by the focus on Clinton

California breakfast first sign of delegates’ Clinton-Sanders divide

At the California delegates’ breakfast July 25 in Philadelphia, what was supposed to be a festive celebration of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (sounds of the Beach Boys’ “California Girls” greeted delegates in the conference room) turned tense when speakers took the stage.

Harrison Brink is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Fresno Bee.