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.

New superdelegates will be selected, not elected for the role

Superdelegate reform expected to create new class of delegates | VTDigger

PHILADELPHIA – Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are expected to ratify a proposal Monday for a “unity reform commission” to change the superdelegate process. The resolution, which was passed at Saturday’s Rules Committee meeting, was the result of intense negotiations between backers of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

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