Green Mountain Daily headed to Democratic convention

Internet blogs have become nearly indispensable to American politics, as they dish up news and rumors even while events unfold. And, as VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, they’ve become so integral to politics that bloggers will be given unprecedented access to the Democratic National Convention.

Dean: 50-state strategy working

Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean says last week’s win by his party’s congressional candidate in what had been a strongly Republican Mississippi district shows that his “50-state strategy” of strengthening his party is working.