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, he said, Idaho’s delegation was on the outskirts alone.

Jennifer Kerrigan is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for the Idaho Statesman.

FL delegates want reproductive rights for women

Sarasota-Manatee delegates push for women’s rights

The Women’s Caucus met Thursday morning at the Democratic National Convention to discuss the importance of Hillary Clinton winning the presidency over Donald Trump. Trump’s true stance or intentions on women’s reproductive health rights remains unclear, caucus members said, but is cause for concern. The Rev. Leah D.

Cherea Hatcher is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for the Bradenton Herald.

Congresswoman’s last DNC makes history

Rep. Lois Capps enjoys final Democratic National Convention before retirement

Thunderstorms may have set the mood on the last day of the Democratic National Convention, but Rep. Lois Capps was not letting the bad weather dull her trip to the historic city of Philadelphia, where history was once again made with the nomination of Hillary Clinton for president.

Taylor Carson is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Tribune.

Washington delegate wants DNC to include seniors

Older Washington delegate: Don’t forget seniors’ contributions

Some say that with age comes wisdom. For Myra Gamburg, 84, her age has brought feelings of invisibility and unimportance in a party that says it’s focused on diversity. “The Washington Democratic Party is very inclusive,” said the delegate from Lake Forest Park.

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

California leaders assure delegates that Clinton can be just as progressive

California Democrats urged to rally behind Clinton on Day 3 of the national convention

As the hot sun rose over Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, California delegates started off the third day of the Democratic National Convention with breakfast at the delegation hotel. Politicians from across California took to the stage during breakfast to rally delegates behind Hillary Clinton.

Taylor Carson is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Tribune.

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 said.

Jennifer Kerrigan is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for the Idaho Statesman.

Video: Leah Daughtry stresses gravity of this election to Black Caucus

DNC CEO Daughtry Encourages Vote

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Aish Menon is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for AURN – American Urban Radio Networks.