Day one of the DNC


PHILADELPHIA (WBRE/WYOU) The Democratic National Convention officially  underway in Philadelphia.

 Senator  Bernie Sanders set to speak Monday night.

Sanders’ supporters are upset, and protesting in Philly.
Many backers of the former presidential contender feel burned by their party after it was revealed in  leaked e-mails that democratic party officials were conspiring to sabotage Sander’s campaign.

     Leaders are hoping to put the controversy behind them after Debbie Wasserman Schultz steps down.

    Wasserman, a congresswoman from Florida appeared at the state’s delegation breakfast this morning.  
    This comes on the heels on Wasserman announcing her resignation as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.

    Those who have known her for a long time say she is being treated unfairly.

But say- the party more than ever needs to rally around its platform of hope.

It was  announced earlier this morning that that breakfast  that Hillary Clinton will be campaigning in Scranton in August  with Vice-President  Joe Biden.

   She will not be the only presidential nominee campaigning in Scranton..
Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will be in the area on Wednesday

The two presidential candidates will be rallying in North Carolina today.

   Republican nominee Donald Trump along with his running mate Governor Mike Pence will be  in Winston-Salem.
  They will hold an event at the fairgrounds there.
  And presumptive democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will be in Charlotte.
  She will speak at the veterans of foreign wars of the US  National Convention.

  Eyewitness News Reporter Valerie Tysanner is in Philadelphia for the convention,.
Join us as she has live reports on developments  all week.


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