Posts Tagged ‘president’

August 14th, 2020

With COVID-19, political conventions take an unconventional turn

The Democratic and Republican national conventions are nearly here, with the Democratic National Convention taking place from Aug. 17 – 20 and the Republican National Convention kicking off on Monday, Aug. 24. Historically, the conventions have been colorful spectacles culminating with a speech by the presidential nominee, but plans for both conventions have changed significantly […]

July 25th, 2019

Democrats try to seize momentum in Detroit debates

The 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls will meet again in Detroit on July 30th and 31st for round two of debates. They will take place against a backdrop of increasing party tensions and the aftermath of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress. USC experts discuss what’s changed since the first debates and predict what […]

June 25th, 2019

Democrats take the stage in first debates of 2020 election cycle

This week in Miami, 20 candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination will appear on stage in the first primary debates of the 2020 election cycle. The first set of Democratic primary debates will be held Wednesday, June 26th and Thursday, June 27th. Given the crowded field and the high stakes, the candidates are eager to […]