‘Never Trumpers’ Plan to Hold Their Own GOP Convention in Charlotte in August
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‘Never Trumpers’ Plan to Hold Their Own GOP Convention in Charlotte in August

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bob Orr and Charles Jeter plan to join other Republicans at a convention in Charlotte this August — but not the one that will renominate President Donald Trump. Instead they’ll join a group called “Republicans for a... Read More

DNC Seeks Rule Change to Respond to Virus Threat at Convention
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DNC Seeks Rule Change to Respond to Virus Threat at Convention

WASHINGTON — The Democratic National Committee will decide whether to give convention organizers free rein to make whatever changes are necessary to “protect the public safety” amid the coronavirus pandemic, and that includes changing the format and date of the... Read More

A Convention During a Pandemic: RNC Hires Health Expert to Advise on 2020 Event
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A Convention During a Pandemic: RNC Hires Health Expert to Advise on 2020 Event

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—With the coronavirus pandemic expected to linger through the summer, Republican National Convention officials announced Thursday the hiring of a veteran health expert with national security experience to help ensure convention safety. Dr. Jeffrey Runge, a former medical director... Read More

Biden, Sanders Strike Deal on National Convention Delegates
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Biden, Sanders Strike Deal on National Convention Delegates
2020-04-30 17:46:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have struck a deal that will allow Sanders, the former White House hopeful, to keep hundreds of delegates to the Democratic National Convention. The agreement gives Sanders and... Read More

GOP Moving Forward With Convention Plans Despite Pandemic Uncertainty
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GOP Moving Forward With Convention Plans Despite Pandemic Uncertainty
2020-04-16 19:24:47
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- The Republican party is moving forward with plans to hold its National nominating convention in Charlotte, N.C. this summer, despite continued uncertainty over when the coronavirus outbreak will finally crest and go away. "Truthfully, there really isn't a... Read More

Democrats Delay Nominating Convention Until Week of Aug. 17
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Democrats Delay Nominating Convention Until Week of Aug. 17
2020-04-02 18:58:12
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday that it will delay its presidential nominating convention until the week of Aug. 17, citing the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and how long it will last. “In our current climate of... Read More

DNCC and Milwaukee Host Committee Announce New Hires for Convention
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DNCC and Milwaukee Host Committee Announce New Hires for Convention
2019-05-23 16:45:43
by Dan McCue

The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday announced a series of new hires to handle preparations for the party's 2020 presidential nomination convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The convention itself is being held at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee July 13-16. Debra... Read More

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