Sanders delegates discouraged by the focus on Clinton

California breakfast first sign of delegates’ Clinton-Sanders divide

At the California delegates’ breakfast July 25 in Philadelphia, what was supposed to be a festive celebration of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (sounds of the Beach Boys’ “California Girls” greeted delegates in the conference room) turned tense when speakers took the stage.

Harrison Brink is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Fresno Bee.

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.

Taylor Schwartz is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Belleville News-Democrat.

Georgia Democrats make call for unity in their battleground state, nation

Georgia delegation kicks off DNC with hopes of ‘building bridges’ not walls

Georgia delegates got up early Monday morning to rally for the Democratic Party. At 7:30 a.m., Democratic Party of Georgia Chairman DuBose Porter and other delegates began to fill the room. Porter said he was ready for an exciting week at the convention.

Hannah McComsey is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Telegraph.

Washington state progressives not happy with Clinton’s VP pick

Some Washington delegates still support Sanders despite his call for unity

When Hillary Clinton introduced Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate last week, many Washington state progressives were not happy. And Monday, on the opening day of the Democratic National Convention, they still weren’t. “(Kaine) may not have been the best choice if Clinton wants to include progressives,” said Jake Egloff, a delegate from Wenatchee who supports Sen.

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