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Trump demands Republican convention ‘with no masks or social distancing’ despite coronavirus pandemic

Trump demands Republican convention ‘with no masks or social distancing’ despite coronavirus pandemic

Trump demands Republican convention ‘with no masks or social distancing’ despite coronavirus pandemic Trump demands Republican convention ‘with no masks or social distancing’ despite coronavirus pandemic The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. Please consider a contribution or subscription. Donald Trump is demanding a packed Republican national convention with “no face …

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Plunge in Convention Hotel Travel Puts Municipal Bonds at Risk

Plunge in Convention Hotel Travel Puts Municipal Bonds at Risk

Confinement and social distancing mandates are taking a toll on business travel as airlines cut flight schedules and long-distance meetings are held with teleconferencing services like Zoom, putting cities around the nation in a bind. The plunge in business travel has cast a shadow over hotels that cater to conferences and conventions, which need a steady influx of travelers to …

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Coronavirus: Democrats consider postponing national convention

Coronavirus: Democrats consider postponing national convention

Key members of both US political parties are considering postponing their national conventions to accommodate social distancing guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The Democratic convention this year is scheduled for 13-16 July in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Republican convention is scheduled for 24-27 August in Charlotte, North Carolina.  During presidential election cycles, the parties choose which primary candidate will become its representative …

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