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Losing the party conventions would hurt (seriously)

The major parties’ political conventions are bloated, absurd, insular displays of hyper-partisanship. Yet for all their ridiculousness, they’re still a vital part of the American political process. The coronavirus pandemic could make the conventions go virtual, and that change could be permanent. At a time when Americans are reaching for […]
Losing the party conventions would hurt (seriously)
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Democrats are determined to hold their August convention to boost Joe Biden’s campaign, even as coronavirus continues to spread across the country

The coronavirus pandemic has cancelled hundreds of major events like concerts, sports, and conferences. Nearly a dozen Democratic officials and DNC members located in crucial swing states told Insider that they’re still planning on attending the Democratic National Convention in August. Some Democrats argue that on top of the acute […]
Democrats are determined to hold their August convention to boost Joe Biden’s campaign, even as coronavirus continues to spread across the country
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Here’s who will be onstage for the tonight’s Democratic debate hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post, what time it will start, and how to watch

Ten 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have qualified for the fifth Democratic primary debate, which MSNBC and the Washington Post will co-host tonight, November 20, 2019. In order to qualify for the November debate, candidates need both 165,000 individual donors and to earn either 3% in four DNC-approved national polls or […]
Here’s who will be onstage for the tonight’s Democratic debate hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post, what time it will start, and how to watch
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The Democrats’ presidential nominating process is such a confusing mess that 2020 candidates are spending tons of money to navigate it

Democratic presidential candidates are hiring top tier operatives to navigate the complex delegate system in the primary race. The Democratic National Committee reformed the delegate system after the 2016 election. Obtaining delegates is key to winning the presidential nomination, which could ultimately come down to the National Convention in July […]
The Democrats’ presidential nominating process is such a confusing mess that 2020 candidates are spending tons of money to navigate it
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A little-known Democrat who has been running for president for almost 2 years is trying a wild scheme to try and get enough donations to qualify for the presidential debates

Presidential candidates will need to receive 65,000 individual donations to appear on the Democratic National Committee’s debate stage. In a growing field of candidates, standing out can be difficult, making it a steep challenge to obtain enough individual donations. Former Maryland Rep. John Delaney is getting creative by pledging to […]
A little-known Democrat who has been running for president for almost 2 years is trying a wild scheme to try and get enough donations to qualify for the presidential debates
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Fox News reporters are dismayed Democrats are blacklisting the network from hosting any 2020 presidential primary debates

On Wednesday, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez announced that the DNC would not consider Fox News when choosing hosts for the 2020 Democratic presidential-primary debates. The announcement came after a bombshell report from The New Yorker on Monday said President Donald Trump’s administration has unusually close ties with the […]
Fox News reporters are dismayed Democrats are blacklisting the network from hosting any 2020 presidential primary debates
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The Democratic National Committee ended its sponsorship of the Women’s March after co-leader Tamika Mallory refuses to condemn Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan

Dozens of prominent progressive organisations have quietly dropped their support for the Women’s March after months of controversy over accusations of anti-Semitism among the organisation’s leadership. Notably, the Democratic National Committee, the NAACP, and the Human Rights Campaign have all ended their affiliation with the organisation just days before the […]
The Democratic National Committee ended its sponsorship of the Women’s March after co-leader Tamika Mallory refuses to condemn Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan