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It’s Convention Time: 2-Minute Speeches, No Pomp, a Forlorn Milwaukee

August 17, 2020
MILWAUKEE — In a year of canceled plans, with vacations, graduations and sports seasons upended by the coronavirus crisis, the stretch of downtown Milwaukee where Democrats were supposed to hold their nominating convention this week was quiet and sparsely populated — another reminder of a summer lost.Instead of thousands of Democrats preparing to gather at