Small states join together to get attention at DNC

Small states like Idaho band together at national convention After attending the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, Bert Marley knew he wanted the 2016 convention to be different. In L.A., Idaho delegates stayed at a hotel in a Beverly Hills neighborhood while the convention and most other delegates were downtown. Worst of all, … Continue reading Small states join together to get attention at DNC

Idaho superdelegate sides with Clinton in the end

Undecided Idaho superdelegate comes down on Clinton’s side Bernie Sanders won an overwhelming majority of Idaho delegates in the Demcratic caucus, but superdelegate Van Beechler publicly announced herself undeclared. She remained undecided until Tuesday night’s vote for the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, when she cast her vote for Clinton. “I was on the fence,” Beechler … Continue reading Idaho superdelegate sides with Clinton in the end

Idaho delegate youngest at DNC

Young Idaho delegate turns his eyes to national politics Jesse Maldonado doesn’t take well to being told that something can’t be done. When he was in eighth grade his teacher told him he couldn’t be a politician. Now, Maldonado is the youngest delegate from at the National Democratic Convention, already with a history of influencing … Continue reading Idaho delegate youngest at DNC

Pro-Clinton Idaho superdelegate under scrutiny from Sanders supporters

Idaho’s pro-Clinton superdelegate resists Sanders backers Carolyn Boyce, national committeewoman for the Idaho Democratic Party, is the lone supporter of Hillary Clinton among Idaho’s superdelegates. In a state that voted overwhelmingly for Bernie Sanders in its March Democratic caucus, Boyce’s position is unpopular. Idaho gave Sanders 18 of its 23 elected delegates. Jennifer Kerrigan is … Continue reading Pro-Clinton Idaho superdelegate under scrutiny from Sanders supporters

Undeclared Idaho superdelegate sides with Clinton

Idaho Democrats: Moving toward unity Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who met with his delegates privately at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Monday, told his supporters that the Democratic Party “needs Clinton to defeat Trump.” This was meant with resistance as delegates cried out “no!” and “we want Bernie!” Jennifer Kerrigan is reporting from the Temple DNC … Continue reading Undeclared Idaho superdelegate sides with Clinton

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CorrespondentNews Organization Aishwarya MenonAmerican Urban Radio Network aurn.com New York Alexa RossAll Digitocracy alldigitocracy.org Washington Brianna SpauseThe Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette islandpacket.com Hilton Head Island, SC Cherea HatcherBradenton Herald bradenton.com Bradenton, FL Christina KlosTri-City Herald tricityherald.com Kennewick, WA Christopher AbruzzoSun Herald sunherald.com Gulfport, MS Hannah McComseyThe Telegraph macon.com Macon, GA Harrison BrinkThe Fresno … Continue reading Pairings