Democratic National Convention Kicks Off Monday In Virtual Event

August 16, 2020 - 7:59am EDT
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Democrats will hold their convention this week to nominate Joe Biden for president and Kamala Harris for vice president. It will be an all-virtual event, presenting challenges and opportunities.

Sep 19 - 10:40am EDT

The process is shrouded in secrecy, but the president's flair for the dramatic has introduced a sense of showmanship to the highly choreographed roll out.

Sep 19 - 10:39am EDT

In the 12 hours from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday, Democratic candidates and causes raised tens of millions of dollars on the ActBlue fundraising platform — and the donations continue to roll in.

Sep 19 - 10:35am EDT

The president has said that his Supreme Court nominees will come from among a list of names that he first released as a candidate and which has since been updated.

Sep 19 - 9:14am EDT

Hundreds gathered on the court's plaza to pay their respects to the legal icon, who died Friday at the age of 87.

Sep 19 - 8:00am EDT

Political interference on COVID-19 guidelines at the CDC, a DHHS spokesman on leave after attacking scientists on facebook live, and the President continues to contradict the science of the pandemic.

Sep 19 - 7:00am EDT

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is vowing a vote for a potential Trump nominee will take place on the Senate floor despite McConnell not even holding a hearing for Obama's 2016 nominee.

Sep 19 - 7:00am EDT

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has endorsed 30 House Democrats for reelection, the highest number of Democrats to earn the business lobby's support in at least a decade.

Sep 19 - 7:00am EDT

Nina Totenberg first encountered law professor Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 1971. They became close friends after Ginsburg moved to Washington to serve on the federal appeals court.

Sep 18 - 9:50pm EDT

President Trump and Republicans already have remade the federal judiciary in their own image. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts a rare third Supreme Court pick within their grasp.