Both Parties Featured This House Battleground at Their Conventions
2020 Elections
Both Parties Featured This House Battleground at Their Conventions

WASHINGTON — Army veteran Sean Parnell didn’t mention that he was running for Congress when he took the stage Monday night at the Republican National Convention. But his stint in the national spotlight underscored his campaign strategy: stress his military... Read More

TV Audience for Night 3 of the Democratic Convention Rises to 21.4 Million Viewers
Television
TV Audience for Night 3 of the Democratic Convention Rises to 21.4 Million Viewers

The third night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention delivered the largest TV audience for the event so far with an average of 21.4 million viewers across the major cable news channels and broadcast networks. The 10 p.m. Eastern hour... Read More

5 Takeaways From The Final Night of the DNC
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5 Takeaways From The Final Night of the DNC

The Democratic National Convention is over and — no surprise — Joe Biden accepted his party’s nomination for president on Thursday night. In all the decades he coveted the presidency, Biden probably didn’t picture the moment quite as understated as... Read More

Joe Biden Accepts Democratic Nomination Promising ‘We’ll Find The Light Once More’
2020 Elections
Joe Biden Accepts Democratic Nomination Promising ‘We’ll Find The Light Once More’

MILWAUKEE — Joe Biden made his case Thursday for a major course correction in America as he accepted the Democratic presidential nomination, forcefully indicting the Trump administration as he laid out a vision to reunify the nation and restore competence... Read More

For Joe Biden, Long Path to a Potentially Crucial Presidency
2020 Elections
For Joe Biden, Long Path to a Potentially Crucial Presidency

When Joe Biden steps to the podium Thursday night as the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, he will offer himself to a wounded, meandering nation as balm — and as a bridge. A 77-year-old steeped in the American political establishment for a... Read More

Democrats Pound Their Message: To Oust Trump, You Must Vote
2020 Elections
Democrats Pound Their Message: To Oust Trump, You Must Vote

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama warned that American democracy could falter if President Donald Trump is reelected, a stunning rebuke of his successor that was echoed by Kamala Harris at the Democratic Convention as she embraced her historic role as the... Read More

Democratic Convention Draws 18.7 Million TV Viewers, Down 28% From 2016
Television
Democratic Convention Draws 18.7 Million TV Viewers, Down 28% From 2016

MSNBC had the largest prime-time audience on the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, but overall viewing of the party’s virtual gathering on Monday was down significantly from four years ago. Nielsen data showed an average of around... Read More

Democratic Convention Features Pleas for Unity, Attacks on Trump
2020 Elections
Democratic Convention Features Pleas for Unity, Attacks on Trump

MILWAUKEE — Democrats opened their four-day national convention Monday with relentless attacks on President Donald Trump’s mismanagement of the coronavirus crisis and stoking of racial divisions, enlisting Republican defectors, Democratic rivals and ordinary Americans to broaden support for Joe Biden’s... Read More

The Democratic National Convention Has Gone Virtual. Here’s How to Watch
2020 Elections
The Democratic National Convention Has Gone Virtual. Here’s How to Watch

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez had predicted Milwaukee would be the place to be this summer. “Don’t forget, folks, 490 days and this place will be hopping,” Perez said last year at a news conference announcing the city would... Read More

Biden Will Not Travel to Milwaukee to Accept Democratic Nomination
2020 Elections
Biden Will Not Travel to Milwaukee to Accept Democratic Nomination
2020-08-05 23:17:11
by Dan McCue

MILWAUKEE, Wis.— Former Vice President Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee, Wis., later this month to accept the Democratic presidential nomination due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Party officials also said Wednesday none of the other planned... Read More

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