For the duration of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, our reporters have been covering the people and activities throughout the convention. From early morning delegate breakfasts at far off hotels, to keynote speakers each night inside the Wells Fargo Center, journalists for the Temple DNC News Bureau captured in words, images and video the people that came to, and for, the convention.
Newly appointed Democratic National Chair and Ohio congresswoman Marcia Fudge spoke at the Wednesday, July 27, 2016 SC Delegate morning breakfast. Here she talks about what a woman in the presidency means to her.
Sanders supporters hold a demonstration in the DNC Media Pavillion. Approximately 100 protesters made it inside before police barricaded the doors. No one is being allowed in or out.
South Carolina is carving a spot for millennials in the Democratic Party. Several James E. Clyburn Political Fellows have made their way to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention. The fellowship provides training to shape young people to be leaders of their generation.
Many causes joined forces to make up the March for Our lives, which began at Philadelphia’s City Hall and proceeded down Broad Street on Monday, July 25, 2016 toward the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center.
Veterans and delegates came together at the Democratic National Convention to push for additional support for military families. While the DNC is underway in Philadelphia, South Carolina delegates are championing a variety of causes, including veteran affairs. SC superdelegate and former chairman of the DNC, Don Fowler also serves as the co-chair of the Veterans and Military Families Council.
Christopher Abruzzo is a Journalism major entering his senior year, has worked as a Temple Update anchor and producer and Update Now anchor. Chris also leads campus tours as an Owl Ambassador and aspires to become an anchor and reporter for a news station in the Philadelphia area.