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  1. vision 2020
    The Disappearing National Political ConventionWhether they are gone for good or make a comeback down the road, the old-school national political conventions are over for now.
  2. vision 2020
    Trump Cancels Jacksonville Convention Activities, Including His Big SpeechNow two cities, his party, and his campaign are having to reboot yet again as Trump finally abandons his fantasy of a packed hall chanting his name.
  3. vision 2020
    Democrats Planning Convention That Looks Like America: Hunkered DownDemocrats are being careful and limiting the main stage in Milwaukee to the bare minimum of events.
  4. vision 2020
    Republican National Convention Becoming a Dumpster FireOptions for safely holding a big Trump celebration in Jacksonville are shrinking as it becomes a major COVID-19 hotspot.
  5. vision 2020
    Why the Convention Trump Wants to Have Is Worse Than UselessEven in the unlikely event Trump’s self-celebration in Jacksonville goes off as planned, convention “bounces” may be a thing of the past.
  6. vision 2020
    Mask Requirement Imposed by Jacksonville, Trump’s Handpicked Convention CityIt’s looking like Trump’s dream for an acceptance speech in a packed hall of unmasked fans is running into local opposition again.
  7. vision 2020
    Democrats Pull Trigger on a (Mostly) Virtual ConventionBiden will speak in Milwaukee, but without delegates. Neither, Democrats hope, will a coronavirus outbreak be present, which Republicans can’t assure.
  8. vision 2020
    Trump Puts the Fear of the Coronavirus Into JacksonvilleThe city to which the president moved his big convention celebration isn’t entirely happy about the risk to public health it poses.
  9. vision 2020
    Report: Republicans Moving Trump’s Convention Celebration to JacksonvilleBoring parts of the event will still be held in Charlotte, but Trump wants the big moment to be in a place run by his party.
  10. republican national convention
    Republicans Relocate Convention, Seeking Freedom From Coronavirus PrecautionsTurns out Trump wasn’t bluffing about ditching North Carolina, but it’s unclear where he can have the unrestricted convention of his dreams.
  11. vision 2020
    Why Democrats Kicked the Convention Can Down the RoadThey may yet hold a curtailed or virtual convention thanks to COVID-19, but there’s no reason to commit to that now.
  12. vision 2020
    Democrats Aim at Midwest With Choice of Milwaukee for 2020 ConventionDemocrats hope to tilt Wisconsin, and perhaps the entire region, but parties don’t always get a bump in the state where they hold their convention.
  13. GOP Awards Its 2020 Convention to the Only City That Sorta Kinda Wanted ItMore than likely, the 2020 RNC will be a global and local protest magnet.
  14. Does Anyone Want to Host the 2020 Republican National Convention?The answer appears to be “not really.”
  15. black lives matter
    Will This Girl’s Heartbreaking Speech Finally Put a Stop to Police Brutality?It’s a devastating plea.
  16. charlotte
    Charlotte Police Release Videos of the Shooting of Keith Lamont ScottActivists and Scott’s family believe the videos raise more questions than they answer, and the protests continue on.
  17. Keith Scott’s Family Releases Cell-Phone Video of Police Shooting“Don’t shoot him. Don’t shoot him.”
  18. police shootings
    Man Wounded in Protests Dies As Charlotte Demonstrations ContinueThe city has enacted a curfew though Thursday’s rallies were more peaceful.
  19. police shootings
    Keith Scott’s Family Views Videos of His Final Moments, Calls for Their ReleaseBoth sides say it’s unclear from the footage what Scott had in his hands when he was shot by police.
  20. early and awful
    Congressman Explains Charlotte Protesters Just ‘Hate White People’Meanwhile, Mike Pence thinks we should all set aside “this talk about institutional racism and institutional bias.”
  21. Could the Charlotte Protests Tip North Carolina to Trump?In a dead-even battleground state, violence could be a boost for law-and-order Republicans.
  22. Donald Trump Suggests Charlotte Protests Are Fueled by ‘Drugs’The protesters in Charlotte say they are outraged by police brutality. But the GOP nominee is pretty sure they’re just hopped up on “drugs.”
  23. police shootings
    One Person Shot During Protest of Charlotte Police ShootingThe governor of North Carolina has declared a state of emergency.
  24. police shootings
    Protests Erupt After Police Fatally Shoot Black Man in Charlotte, North CarolinaPolice say the man was armed, but witnesses claim he was reading a book in his car.
  25. charlotte
    It’s Princess Charlotte’s Birthday — Time for a Photo ShootNobody does baby portraits quite like royalty.
  26. princesses!!!
    Marc Jacobs Gives the Best Baby PresentsInvite him to your baby shower. 
  27. profiles in corruption
    Charlotte Mayor Resigns Following Arrest on Bribery Charges Sorry to spoil the American Hustle of 2048.
  28. democratic national convention
    Protesters Stage Pre-DNC March Through Charlotte A diverse coalition of demonstrators made stops at Bank of America’s headquarters and Bank of America Stadium.
  29. occupy everywhere
    Charlotte Prepping for Occupy Wall Street at DNCThe city is moving to ban public tents ASAP.
  30. early and often
    Obama Hoping to Win Every State Again in 2012Charlotte has been selected to host the 2012 DNC.
  31. miracle on the hudson
    Miracle on the Hudson Plane Will Likely Retire to North CarolinaNew York museums didn’t think it was worth the effort.
  32. Nightclubbing
    Nell’s Won’t Be Revived Till Summer (More Time to Save Up forChecking in with Scott Sartiano and Richie Akiva’s progress at the former Plumm space.