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Democratic National Convention

  1. vision 2020
    Polls Reveal the Conventions to Be Enormous Wastes of Time and EffortThe basic shape of the race hasn’t changed after the conventions, though a poll from Pennsylvania is good news for Trump
  2. vision 2020
    Will Biden — or Trump — Get a Post-Convention Bounce in the Polls?Maybe. But figuring out what exactly the polls are telling us is complicated.
  3. the national circus
    The Week the Democrats Found Their VoiceJoe Biden’s crisp, winning speech was the culmination of a strong convention for the party.
  4. close reads
    At the DNC, Nostalgia Went Backward and ForwardThe four-night virtual political event sought to take us, in the words of Don Draper, “back home again to a place where we know we are loved.”
  5. vision 2020
    Biden the BridgeThe Democratic National Convention showcases a party in transition.
  6. dnc 2020
    John Legend and Common Pay Tribute to John Lewis at DNC With ‘Glory’Lewis, a hero of the Democratic Party and the U.S., died last month at 80.
  7. dnc
    Why the Democratic National Convention Needed Hunter BidenJoe Biden’s son may be an electoral liability, but excluding him from the convention would have betrayed one of its core themes.
  8. democratic national convention
    Joe Biden’s DNC Speech Was Spectacularly AdequateBiden successfully conveyed that he is a decent family man who is competent at his job — which by itself qualified as an indictment of his rival.
  9. democratic national convention
    Joe Biden Hits His StrideThe former veep nailed his nomination-acceptance speech — and complicated Trump’s attempts to paint him as doddering.
  10. vision 2020
    The 48-Year Journey of Joe Biden’s Democratic PartyAt the moment he accepts the nomination, Biden and his party have evolved into a proud force for diversity and progressivism.
  11. 2020 democratic convention
    13 Days That Shook the Political EarthLeft for dead by some after New Hampshire, Joe Biden’s brisk comeback was one for the ages.
  12. vision 2020
    Democratic National Convention Schedule: Who’s Speaking and How to WatchThe DNC concludes tonight with Biden’s acceptance speech, plus remarks from primary challengers Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, and Michael Bloomberg.
  13. democratic national convention
    Obama Finally Gave the Speech Democrats Were Waiting ForThe ex-president laid it all on the line Wednesday night (and gave Kamala Harris a tough act to follow).
  14. dnc 2020
    Prince Royce Put a Bachata Spin on ‘Stand By Me’ at the DNCHe covered the Ben E. King standard in Spanish and English.
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    Jennifer Hudson Performs a Stunning ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’ at the DNCThe Sam Cooke song has been an anthem in the fight against racism since 1964.
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    At the DNC, Democrats Put Social Liberalism Above Political CautionThe Electoral College overrepresents culturally conservative whites. Democrats used their convention to defend the rights of the marginalized anyway.
  17. democratic national convention
    Kamala Harris Enters the Arena As a Happy WarriorHarris didn’t need to beat up on Donald Trump tonight. She just needed to introduce herself and sign up for a tough campaign.
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    Democratic National Convention, Day 3: Live UpdatesFollow along with Intelligencer staff for day three of the virtual convention, featuring Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, and Kamala Harris.
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    How Will the RNC Counter the Diversity of the DNC?The Democrats presented a diverse slice of the country at their convention. Will Republicans bet on racial appeals?
  20. democratic national convention
    To Put America Back Together, Biden Must Ditch BipartisanshipTo revive the economy — and restore faith in politics — a unified Democratic government will need to embrace ruthless partisanship.
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    The Beautiful Enigma of the Calamari ManA look at the break-out star of the DNC, night two.
  22. democratic national convention
    Normal People Were the Stars of the DNC’s Second NightA spirited roll call featuring a plate of calamari stole the show.
  23. democratic national convention
    Jill Biden Promises Joe Can End Presidential Empathy DeficitIn her DNC speech, Jill Biden portrayed her husband as a man blessed with the qualities Trump most conspicuously lacks.
  24. vision 2020
    Democratic National Convention, Day 2: Live UpdatesFollow along with Intelligencer for day two of the virtual convention, featuring AOC, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Cindy McCain, and Jill Biden.
  25. democratic national convention
    Bill Clinton’s Long Run As Democratic Convention MVP Is OverFor the first time in decades, Bill Clinton, subject of personal and ideological controversy, wasn’t featured prominently at the DNC.
  26. intelligencer chats
    Will Colin Powell’s DNC Appearance Actually Help Joe Biden?Swing voters may be impressed to see another Republican backing Biden — or they may be turned off by the W. administration official’s endorsement.
  27. democratic national convention
    There’s No Need for Punditry During a One-Hour InfomercialBroadcast-TV networks keep interrupting the convention as though it’s a news event. It’s really not.
  28. close reads
    The All-Virtual DNC Is Good, ActuallyFor the first time, the national convention was designed primarily as a screen experience rather than retrofitted for TV.
  29. dnc 2020
    Quibi CEO Meg Whitman’s DNC Speech Was the Quickest Bite of AllThat’s former Hewlett Packard CEO and current Republican to you.
  30. intelligencer chats
    Are Democrats Pulling Off Their Reimagined Convention?The exigencies of the pandemic helped produce moments, like Michelle Obama’s speech, that would have been hard to imagine at a traditional event.
  31. vision 2020
    DNC Packs Entire Case Against Trump Into Night OneDemocrats unloaded all their Trump attack lines on Monday, as if they couldn’t count on their virtual convention drawing as large an audience again.
  32. vision 2020
    Democratic National Convention, Day 1: Live UpdatesFollow along with Intelligencer as Democrats kick off the first virtual presidential convention with speeches from Bernie Sanders and Michelle Obama.
  33. vision 2020
    Democrats Have a Lot of Republicans Speaking Monday NightRepublicans have more often featured apostates at their convention, but Democrats have a bumper crop the first night of the convention.
  34. election 2020
    Here’s How to Watch and Stream the 2020 Democratic National ConventionEverything you need to know to stay politically on top of things.
  35. democratic national convention
    Democrats Unveil Virtual Convention Schedule and Unity ThemePlenty of big names will appear each night, but it’s unclear whether a virtual convention can convey excitement as well as the party message.
  36. vision 2020
    Democrats Struggle to Accommodate Stars at Shrunken ConventionWith no live audience and reduced media coverage, and no incumbent president to soak up attention, Democrats will have to be careful about who speaks.
  37. 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.
  38. vision 2020
    No Platform Fight for Democrats, No Platform at All for RepublicansParty platforms continue their journey toward the dustbin of history, with Dems working out their issues and the GOP recycling its 2016 platform.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. vision 2020
    Texas Democrats Hold Wave-of-the-Future Virtual ConventionAs the national parties rethink convention plans due to COVID, Texas Democrats aim to show a virtual event can be not only safer but more effective.
  43. vision 2020
    Coronavirus May Derail the Republican Convention After AllThough Trump misses big rallies and has mocked Democrats’ plans for a virtual convention, it seems the GOP convention may be modified as well.
  44. vision 2020
    Let’s Finally Get Rid of Party ConventionsWith nothing to deliberate, and possibly no safe place to gather, both parties should consider bagging the whole empty ritual at last.
  45. vision 2020
    Trump Taunts Biden on Virtual Convention, Tempting FateLet’s hope Trump isn’t afraid to flip-flop on making his own convention virtual if the coronavirus pandemic still rages in August.
  46. vision 2020
    Against All Logic and Reason, Next Week’s Wisconsin Primary Slouches AheadA federal judge attacked both the GOP legislature and Democratic governor for refusing to delay the primary, as he liberalized voting by mail.
  47. 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.
  48. vision 2020
    Democratic Convention Moved to August Due to CoronavirusOriginally scheduled for mid-July, the convention has been pushed back to the week of August 17 — for now.
  49. vision 2020
    A Virtual Democratic National Convention Seems InevitableEven if 2020 does not mark an end to national conventions, a virtual gathering brought about by the coronavirus could change them dramatically.
  50. vision 2020
    What Happens If a Presidential Nominee Is Infected by Coronavirus?With two presumptive nominees in their mid-to-late 70s, it’s time to look at the fine print of the Constitution and party procedures.
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