Dems in Illinois rally against Gov. Rauner, ready to win big in November

PHILADELPHIA – On the last day of the Democratic National Convention, Illinois delegates awoke early to attend a breakfast that featured speakers such as U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky. Each spoke about how important it is for delegates to ensure the people in their hometowns come out to vote.

“We have to work on three things when we all go home: turn out, turn out and turn out,” Schakowsky said.

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The once fractured Democrats rally at DNC to unite against Trump

Dems united against Trump, ready to bring it home

Now that Hillary Clinton has clinched the nomination, Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention focused on moving forward and maintaining unity against the Republicans. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Convention Center hosted traditional Democratic caucuses such as the Black Caucus, the Hispanic Caucus, the Small Business Council and a Disabilities Council, among others.

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Not all Illinois delegates are pleased with Sanders supporters’ attitude

Illinois delegate: Sanders supporters have selfish attitude

Kicking off Day Two of the Democratic National Convention, the largest caucus of the week, the Women’s Caucus, featured guest speakers such as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, interim Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile, and actress Eva Longoria at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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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.

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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