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2020 Presidential Conventions

Vox follows the latest developments and news around the four-day Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention happening in August.

Why the RNC blamed “restorative justice” for the Parkland shooting

Republicans claim Democrats want to defund the police. Biden’s plan calls for more police.

Why Tim Scott’s hopeful address was the RNC’s best speech

Trump didn’t just fail to address Covid-19. He made the crisis worse.

Kimberly Guilfoyle’s speech encapsulated the Fox News feel of the RNC’s first night

5 winners and 2 losers from the RNC’s first night

The RNC’s big Covid-19 lie, refuted in one chart

“12 more years!”: Trump got the RNC off to a dark start

Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the gun-toting St. Louis couple, explained

The difference between the DNC and RNC, in one tweet

Why Republicans didn’t write a platform for their convention this year

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Republican National Convention 2020

How to watch night 1 of the Republican National Convention

Republicans announce speaker lineup for the RNC

The real Maryanne Trump scandal is the Trump family’s wealth

Melania Trump’s changes to the White House Rose Garden, explained

How politicians showed off their books at the Democratic National Convention

The 2020 DNC was an eerie look at a country in crisis — and great TV

Biden’s 2020 message rests on Trump’s fundamental Covid-19 failure

The kindness is the point

Joe Biden likes you

Fox News thinks Joe Biden’s DNC speech was “a home run”

5 winners and 4 losers from the last night of the Democratic convention

Joe Biden officially accepted his party’s nomination for president. Read his speech.

Andrew Yang said the smartest thing about Biden at the DNC

Ordinary Americans stole the show at this year’s Democratic convention

Female politicians are scrutinized for their looks. Kamala Harris is ready to fight back.

Obama’s Democratic convention speech gave a clear warning: Democracy is at stake in 2020

Trump responded to Obama’s criticism at the DNC by pushing a baseless conspiracy theory

The Democratic convention highlighted gun violence. Here’s what Biden plans to do about it.

The tragedy of Hillary Clinton

The Democratic platform calls for a bold remaking of the federal judiciary. It’s not nearly enough.

The DNC is a reminder that America is a big, diverse country, racked by disaster

5 winners and 2 losers from night 3 of the Democratic convention

Read: Kamala Harris’s historic acceptance speech

Elizabeth Warren made a crucial point at the DNC: Child care is “infrastructure for families”

Kamala Harris officially accepts the Democratic vice presidential nomination and makes history

Read Obama’s 2020 Democratic National Convention speech

The unwarranted controversy over AOC’s nomination of Bernie Sanders, explained 

Democrats have made a puzzling decision to drop their demand to end fossil fuel subsidies

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