Jamie Dupree’s Washington Insider

Hillary Clinton wins Democratic nomination

6:44 pm Jul. 26, 2016

From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –

Democrats officially nominated Hillary Clinton on Tuesday for their party’s nomination for President, as she became the first woman to be the nominee of a major political party in the U.S.

“It is

Sanders makes fresh appeal for unity

10:14 am Jul. 26, 2016

From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –

After a somewhat raucous first session of the Democratic National Convention, Democrats on Tuesday morning were trying to keep their delegates moving forward, though more outbursts seem likely from supporters of Bernie Sanders when the roll call of the states is taken on the nomination of Hillary Clinton.

Sanders himself tried to soothe some of his disappointed delegates, as he made several surprise appearances at state delegation

Sanders urges backers to rally behind Clinton

11:28 pm Jul. 25, 2016

From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –

On a day that featured public discord among Democrats, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont called on delegates at the Democratic National Convention to join behind Hillary Clinton in November, even as hundreds of his supporters routinely booed and jeered speakers who advocated her election.

“Hillary Clinton will make an outstanding President,” Sanders said in the final speech of the convention’s first night.

“Hillary Clinton must become the next President

Democrats get off to unsettled start

5:07 pm Jul. 25, 2016

From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –

Democratic leaders had hoped for a show of unity at their convention here in the City of Brotherly Love – instead, their 2016 gathering opened with boos, catcalls and jeers whenever Hillary Clinton’s name was mentioned, as supporters of Bernie Sanders arrived intent on making sure that their candidate was not ignored.

Even before the convention began, there was the turmoil with ousted Democratic National Committee party

Tensions explode over leaked DNC emails

10:35 am Jul. 25, 2016

From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –

Even as Democratic leaders preached unity a day after their national party chief was forced out of her post, tensions exploded Monday at several state delegation meetings, as supporters of Bernie

DNC Chair resigns on convention eve

4:33 pm Jul. 24, 2016

From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –

The week of the Democratic National Convention got off to a very rocky start for Democrats gathering here in Philadelphia, as national chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz was forced to resign

From Cleveland to Philadelphia

1:59 pm Jul. 24, 2016

From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –

As soon as the Republican National Convention ended in Cleveland, hundreds of reporters grabbed their gear and clothes and headed for Philadelphia to cover this week’s Democratic National Convention, as the

Clinton picks Tim Kaine as running mate

9:08 pm Jul. 22, 2016

Hillary Clinton on Friday chose Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate in 2016, opting for a more middle-of-the-road Democrat who might disappoint some more liberal voters in the party.

“Tim is a lifelong fighter for progressive causes and one of the most qualified vice presidential candidates in our nation’s history,” Clinton said in an email to supporters that used the buzz word “progressive.”

“He’s a man of relentless optimism

Trump doubles back to hit Cruz

7:56 pm Jul. 22, 2016

A day after accepting the GOP nomination for President, Donald Trump was not focused on his main challenger Hillary Clinton, but instead on Friday was still fighting primary battles with Ted Cruz, as Trump floated the idea of creating a Super PAC that would snuff out any political efforts by Cruz or Gov. John Kasich.

“Honestly he may have ruined his political career,” Trump said of Cruz, returning to the refusal

Trump accepts GOP nomination

11:31 pm Jul. 21, 2016

From Cleveland, Ohio –

Accepting the nomination of the Republican Party amid lingering divisions, Donald Trump declared that he would restore hope to millions of Americans, and change the way that the world deals with