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D.N.C. Staff to Join Union, in a Milestone for Labor

August 5, 2021
Lisa Lerer | The New York Times
Staff members at the Democratic National Committee are set to be represented by a union, the first time a national party organization will have a unionized work force, committee officials said on Tuesday.
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Democrats Begin Virtual Convention, Hailing Biden and Denouncing Trump

August 18, 2020
Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns | The New York Times
Democrats opened the most extraordinary presidential nominating convention in recent history on Monday night with a program that spanned the gamut from socialists to Republicans, from the relatives of George Floyd to family members of those killed by the coronavirus, in a two-hour event that was a striking departure from the traditional summer pageant of American democracy.
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The left gets rolled on legalizing pot — and legal protections for cops

July 9, 2020
Laura Barrón-López , Holly Otterbein | POLITICO
Joe Biden’s “unity” task forces were created to bring the progressive wing of the Democratic Party into the fold after the sting of Bernie Sanders’ defeat.

Bernie Sanders leaves the 2020 race

April 10, 2020
Senator Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign, telling supporters he could not amass enough delegates to win. The panel discusses the 2020 race for the White House.
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Joe Biden Won The Primary. Now He's Trying To Win Over Progressive Groups

April 10, 2020
Asma Khalid | NPR
A day after Bernie Sanders dropped out of the presidential race, Joe Biden, now the presumptive Democratic nominee, made an overture to progressives.

How will COVID-19 affect the 2020 election?

April 3, 2020
President Trump said today that he does not support the use of mail-in ballots even though many states postponed elections due to COVID-19. The panel discussed how the virus is already impacting the 2020 election.
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Judge won't delay next week's Wisconsin primary over coronavirus concerns

April 3, 2020
Pete Williams | NBC News
A federal judge said Thursday that he lacks authority to delay the primary election next week in Wisconsin, although he blasted state officials for failing to do so.
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Democrats Fear for Their Convention. For Republicans, ‘The Show Must Go On.’

April 2, 2020
Annie Karni, Reid Epstein | The New York Times
Taking their cue from President Trump, Republicans at every level of the party are pushing ahead with plans to put on their national convention this summer and provide Mr. Trump the kind of gauzy coronation he seeks. Democrats, by contrast, are mired in uncertainty.
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Is the U.S. Headed Toward a Short British-Style Election?

March 30, 2020
Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman, Reid Epstein | The New York Times
Many Democratic leaders now doubt their national party convention will take place as planned in July, while President Trump’s determination to hold the Republican convention could collide with life-and-death realities.
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