One Upside For Virtual Convention? No Jeers For Controversial Speakers
19 August 2020

One Upside For Virtual Convention? No Jeers For Controversial Speakers

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The Democratic National Convention's second night featured speeches from Colin Powell, Bill Clinton, Jill Biden, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — another eclectic political mix designed to bolster Joe Biden's credentials as a unifier.

Activist Ady Barkan gave a speech about his struggle with ALS that laid bare how central health care and health coverage are to the Democratic political brand, despite intraparty differences.

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This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, politics reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and political reporter Juana Summers.

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