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Five takeaways from first night of the Democratic convention

In another profound way that the coronavirus pandemic has upended American life, the Democratic National Convention started Monday with no convening. Instead, Democrats opted for the first virtual convention as the party begins the formal process of nominating Joe Biden as its candidate for president.

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Milwaukee misses Democratic convention: ‘It is a gut punch’

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press The downtown Milwaukee restaurant owner Omar Shaikh envisioned overflowing crowds, packed dining rooms and a big payday when the Democratic National Convention came to town. Shaikh, chairman of the VISIT Milwaukee board, also saw the international attention that playing host to a convention would bring as a chance for the city along the shores of ...

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2 leaders of Democratic convention host committee fired

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The two leaders of Milwaukee’s host committee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention were fired late Tuesday amid allegations that they oversaw an acrimonious work setting, a big shakeup less than six months before the showcase political event in Wisconsin. The host committee board issued a statement saying that the group ...

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Democratic convention host committee leaders put on leave

The two leaders of Milwaukee's host committee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention have been placed on leave pending an investigation into allegations that they oversaw an acrimonious work setting, according to a letter sent to staff employees working on planning the event.

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