The second day of the Democratic National Convention is likely to be a historic one.The proceedings began with nominating speeches for Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.Shyia Nelson, an environmental activist from Vermont, spoke in favor of Sanders' nomination."Our revolution continues we will never stop working for a future we believe in," she said. "We will never stop fighting for the change we need and we will never forget the man who leads us."Clinton's name was entered into nomination...
New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says it's time for Bernie Sanders supporters to unite behind presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton."We can't afford to have people sittingon the sidelines complaining," Shaheen said,speaking toNHPR'sMorning Edition from Philadelphia.Broadcast version"I am reminded of the 2000 race between Al Gore and George W. Bush when people who were not happy with Al Gore in New Hampshire voted for Ralph Nader and swung the state’s four electoral votes to George W. Bush and...
“Unity” seems to be the one-word mantra that Democratic National Committee officials are using to frame this week’s national convention in Philadelphia. But many Vermont delegates aren’t ready to hold political hands with their party’s presumptive nominee quite yet.
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