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Clinton’s emotional speech eases Hoosier delegate’s concerns

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com PHILADELPHIA — The last night of the Democratic National Convention marked a moment in history when Hillary Clinton formally accepted the nomination as the first female presidential candidate of a major political party. “Today, we’ve reached a milestone in our nation’s march toward a more perfect union,” Clinton said. “Standing here […]

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Youngest Indiana delegate sees the convention as a dream come true

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com PHILADELPHIA — At the age of 14, Krishna Pathak knew he would visit the Democratic National Convention one day. And he was right. But the Indiana University sophomore, now 18, never dreamed he would be Indiana’s youngest delegate at the 2016 convention. “I think it’s great,” Pathak said. “I don’t leave Indiana […]

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Clinton’s personal approach to speech resonates with Indiana delegate

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com PHILADELPHIA — Former President Bill Clinton’s address to the Democratic National Convention about Hillary Clinton took personal turn. The former politician opened his remarks by telling his story of how he met Hillary Clinton in college and describing her early passion for public service. “When she got to college, her support […]

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Pence’s sister-in-law attending convention as an Indiana delegate

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com CLEVELAND ­­— Indiana delegate Denise Pence has been looking forward to the Republican National Convention since January when she applied to become a delegate. Last week, however, her excitement grew immensely when she learned her brother-in-law, Gov. Mike Pence, was named as the vice presidential candidate. “He is an honest, sincere […]

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Accusations of plagiarism swirl around Melania Trump’s convention speech

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com CLEVELAND – Melania Trump has kept a low profile during her husband’s campaign for the presidency, but now accusations of plagiarism surround her Republican National Convention speech that was expected to launch her into the spotlight. After she spoke to the thousands in attendance Monday night, commentators noticed similarities between a […]