DNC chair Tom Perez reaffirms Democrats' plans for Milwaukee convention after Trump cancels Jacksonville event

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Democrats will hold a mostly virtual event, Aug. 17-20, with delegates voting remotely to nominate Joe Biden, who intends to be in Milwaukee.
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Trump Cancels Republican Convention in Florida
Trump Cancels Republican Convention in Florida President Donald Trump announced the cancellation of the Jacksonville convention on Thursday. Donald Trump, via 'The New York Times' Trump was responsible for moving the convention from North Carolina to Florida after North Carolina officials demanded health precautions be implemented. Florida has the third-most cases of coronavirus in the U.S., with nearly 390,000 as of Friday morning. North Carolina reported 109,000 cases as of Friday morning. The convention is now moving back to North Carolina. The exact details have not been released, but Trump hinted that it would be a virtual event. Trump's reversal of course follows months of minimizing the pandemic. Other reversals this week by Trump included suggesting that people wear a mask in public.

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Milwaukee

Largest city in Wisconsin, United States
Friday's game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers has been postponed after a member of the Cardinals tested positive.
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Washington, July 30 : The Donald Trump administration of the US has announced it’s sending federal agents to three more cities to deal with what it has called..
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Democrats will meet for two hours nightly when they stage their national convention next month in Milwaukee.
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The U.S. attorney in Milwaukee is trying to quell concerns about federal agents headed there, saying they will work side-by-side with task forces long-term and..
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The expansion comes as state and local officials, drawing from the unrest in Portland, are increasingly skeptical of federal deployments to their cities.
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Joe Biden

Former U.S. vice president, presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee
The last Democrat to win the historically conservative Lone Star state was Jimmy Carter in 1976.
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Joe Biden is facing increased pressure to tap a woman of color as his running mate in the wake of America's reckoning with racism. He says he'll have his pick..
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He's likely to interview several female governors, lawmakers and former federal officials next week.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is close to announcing this running mate, but questions remain on how that decision will be made and what — if anything —..
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Democratic Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States
The bill now heads to Governor Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, who is expected to sign it.
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Negotiations are expected to resume this week between the White House and congressional Democrats on a coronavirus relief package. They're trying to restore..
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Cori Bush, an activist backed by the progressive group Justice Democrats, is trying to unseat 10-term Representative William Lacy Clay in a bid to turn..
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Democratic leaders and the White House have yet to reach agreement on a coronavirus relief bill.
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Donald Trump

45th president of the United States
On The Federalist and in Fox News appearances, some of President Trump’s supporters don’t really defend him. They attack the critics.
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Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Long before Steve Bannon helped Donald Trump win the presidency, there was Arthur Finkelstein, a wealthy New York..
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The president had said he was going to ban the popular video app from the U.S.
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Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the US arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with President..
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