Democrats from Kansas watch as Clinton accepts party nomination

Kansas Democrats witness Clinton nomination as ‘extraordinary experience’

Kansas Democratic Party Chair Lee Kinch saw history being made eight years ago when Barack Obama became the first African-American nominee for president. He witnessed history again Thursday night when Hillary Clinton walked onstage as the first female nominee of a major party.

Paige Gross is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Wichita Eagle.

Audio: National politics reporter for The New York Times Yamiche Alcindor speaks on appearance of Mothers of the Movement at DNC

The New York Times’ Yamiche Alcindor on the significance of Mothers of the Movement at DNC

Yamiche Alcindor, a national politics reporter for The New York Times, talks with AllDigitocracy’s Jon Dowding about why the appearance of Mothers of the Movement at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is so significant. Mothers of the Movement is comprised of mothers whose children have been killed by police.

Jon Dowding is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for All Digitocracy.

Vermont woman unable to sit with delegation because of disability

Vermonter says ADA accommodations at Democratic National Convention were inadequate | VTDigger

PHILADELPHIA – Vermont delegate Maria Rinaldi said she was unable to sit with the Vermont delegation at the Wells Fargo Center Monday night because of her disability. “I was really surprised to learn that Vermont was not in an accessible area, and so on the first night, I was forced to sit isolated in the ADA section,” Rinaldi said.

Liora Engel-Smith is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for VTDigger.

An emotional roller coaster ride for Sanders delegates from Vermont

Vermont Sanders delegates reluctantly accept Clinton | VTDigger

The four-day Democratic National Convention, which focused on party unity, did not completely succeed in bringing Vermont’s delegates into the fold. Many still cling to Bernie Sanders’ revolution and remain reluctant to vote for the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. Jo Sabel Courtney, a first-time pledged delegate from Stowe, said the convention has been “an emotional journey.”

Liora Engel-Smith is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for VTDigger.

Mississippi delegates working hard at DNC

DNC ‘overwhelming,’ but Mississippi delegates ready for a fight

Regardless of whether their work at the Democratic National Convention transforms into progress, delegates from Mississippi said they’ve been working hard. “It’s been jam-packed, overwhelming, exhilarating, amazing,” said Bear Atwood when asked to describe her experience of the last 96 hours at the convention in Philadelphia.

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

Pasco resident becomes a teacher, prom king and delegate in the same year

Pasco teacher becomes a delegate for students at Democratic National Convention

Mark Hoover became three things in the time span of one year – a teacher, a prom king, and now a national delegate for the Democratic Party. A social studies teacher at Pasco High School, Hoover, 33, was elected prom king by students in his first year.

Christina Klos is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Tri-City Herald.

Washington delegates witness history, Clinton nomination at DNC

‘This is history’: Washington delegates reflect on Hillary Clinton’s ground-breaking nomination

Hours before Hillary Clinton took the stage Thursday at the Democratic National Convention, Western Washington delegates were starting to put in context her nomination, how far the nation has come and what it means for America.

Talore McBride is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The News Tribune.