Emotions running high among disillusioned Sanders supporters

Sanders backers waver at Clinton endorsement; Illinois delegates say DNC head needed to resign

Temperatures soared to the mid-90s in Philadelphia on Monday, and emotions were running just as high among those attending the first day of the Democratic National Convention. The big point of contention was the resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz from her position as chair of the Democratic National Committee, amid a series of damning leaked emails that show bias toward Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders.

Taylor Schwartz is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Belleville News-Democrat.

Wasserman Schultz roundly booed as she tried to speak

Mississippi delegation not exactly sad to see Wasserman Schultz go

Mississippi delegates to the Democratic National Convention were having breakfast Monday about the same time embattled former party leader Debbie Wasserman Schultz was taking heat from her own Florida delegation. Wasserman Schultz’s role in the convention was in trouble from the time emails hacked from the DNC’s servers surfaced Friday.

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

Wasserman Schultz greeted by cheers and boos as she took to the podium

Manatee, Sarasota Democratic delegates react to fall of Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz addressed a very emotional Florida delegation Monday morning. After announcing Sunday that she plans to resign amid the release of controversial emails among officials from the Democratic Party, she appeared Monday morning to deliver a speech to her home state delegation.

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