Fox News did not air several Democratic National Convention speeches from figures promoting issues that run counter to the narrative the network has pushed for years—including racial justice, reproductive rights, gun safety reform, LGBT equality, and respect for Muslim-Americans.
Hundreds of Bernie Sanders delegates and their supporters met for several hours on Monday morning to orchestrate their protests on the floor of the Democratic Convention and to hound members of Congress who are rejecting their issues.
While Cleveland saw an aggressive police presence enforce civility between pro- and anti-Trump demonstrators—an LA Times reporter compared the scene to “a heavily militarized debate camp”—Philadelphia is expected to experience a much more active protest scene.
As Democratic insiders signal that Hillary Clinton is likely to pick a centrist as her running mate, Sanders delegates are organizing among themselves to anticipate a range of possible responses in Philly. A handful of big decisions will be made in the next few days that will either please or frustrate them.
In a live-streamed address on Thursday, Bernie Sanders stopped short of endorsing presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, but said he would work together with her in the general election to fight against Donald Trump. Here’s what that really means.