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.

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Mississippi delegates agree on a need for gun reform

DNC Black Caucus: Eric Holder, a Mississippian and guns

In the wake of police shootings, nightclub shootings and two ambushes of police officer, guns were on the agenda at the DNC’s Black Caucus. Former Attorney General Eric Holder said he doubts he’d vote for a candidate who didn’t favor gun regulation. And delegates seemed to agree.

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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.

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Temple DNC News Bureau correspondents and partnering news organizations

abruzzoChristopher 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.

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Temple DNC News Bureau Correspondents

abruzzoChristopher 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.

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Pairings

Correspondent News Organization
Aishwarya Menon American Urban Radio Network
aurn.com
New York
Alexa Ross All Digitocracy
alldigitocracy.org
Washington
Brianna Spause The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette
islandpacket.com
Hilton Head Island, SC
Cherea Hatcher Bradenton Herald
bradenton.com
Bradenton, FL
Christina Klos Tri-City Herald
tricityherald.com
Kennewick, WA
Christopher Abruzzo Sun Herald
sunherald.com
Gulfport, MS
Hannah McComsey The Telegraph
macon.com
Macon, GA
Harrison Brink The Fresno Bee
fresnobee.com
Fresno, CA
Jennifer Kerrigan Idaho Statesman
idahostatesman.com
Boise, ID
Jeseamy Muentes KTVQ
ktvq.com
Montana Television Network
Liora Engel-Smith VTDigger
vtdigger.org
Montpelier, VT
Louis Finley Centre Daily Times
centredaily.com
State College, PA
Michaela Winberg The Bellingham Herald – bellinghamherald.com
Bellingham, WA
Paige Gross The Wichita Eagle
kansas.com
Wichita, KS
Rob DiRienzo KTVA 11HD
ktva.com
Anchorage, AK
Talore McBride The News Tribune
thenewstribune.com
Tacoma, WA
Taylor Carson The Tribune
thetribunenews.com
San Luis Obispo, CA
Taylor Schwartz Belleville News-Democrat
bnd.com
Belleville, IL
Tracy Yatsko KTVQ
ktvq.com
Montana Television Network
Jon Dowding templedncnews.org
Temple University
Philadelphia