Special Coverage: The 2016 Democratic National Convention

Jul 25, 2016

NHPR's Casey McDermott is reporting this week from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.  

Check this page frequently for updates, stories, photos, and to listen to live streaming coverage from the convention presented by NPR.

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Stories by Casey McDermott and NHPR:

7/28: At the DNC, Mixed Feelings on New Hampshire's First-in-the-Nation Status

The view from the New Hampshire delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
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7/27: Roll Call Split, But N.H.'s Delegates Insist Electing Clinton Is A Priority

The New Hampshire delegation during Tuesday night's roll call vote.
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7/26: In Philadelphia, Sanders' N.H. Supporters Say Progressive Movement Lives On

Bernie Sanders takes the state at the DNC
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7/24: After Speaking Up About Substance Abuse, Keene Woman Prepares for DNC Spotlight

When Pam Livengood volunteered to be part of a Clinton campaign event last year, she never imagined it would lead her to the Democratic National Convention.
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7/24: A Delegation Divided? Dome N.H. Delegates Still Plan to Back Bernie at DNC

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt Bernie Sanders and Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton appear together at Portsmouth, N.H. High School where Sanders endorsed Clinton for president of the United States.
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Stories by the NPR Politics team:

7/25: Democrats And The Fine Art Of Getting Out Of Your Own Way

7/24: Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Step Down As Democratic Chair After Convention

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Who's Repping N.H. at the DNC?
Governor Maggie Hassan is one of N.H.'s unpledged delegates at the DNC.
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 Most of the delegates, 26 of 32 total, are divided proportionally based on the outcome of the primary: Sanders gets 15, and Clinton gets nine. (Each candidate also gets to have an alternate delegate on standby.)

But there’s another group of eight delegates — including Gov. Maggie Hassan, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Rep. Annie Kuster, all of whom endorsed Clinton during the primary — who are “unpledged” and could, technically, support either candidate.

Almost immediately after the primary, Sanders supporters (and some Republicans) took issue with the idea that these delegates could end up going against their state’s Democratic primary voters by backing Clinton. New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley said in February that this wasn’t going to be an issue.

“If Bernie Sanders is the likely nominee, we will all support Bernie Sanders. If Hillary Clinton is the likely nominee, we will all go with Hillary Clinton,” Buckley said. “Every single convention, we have uniformly gone with the nominee – and that’s exactly what is going to happen again.”

The full list of Democratic delegates can be found on the state party’s website.

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