What did the political conventions tell us about the state of the 2020 presidential campaign?


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By James Wallner, Julia Azari, and Lee Drutman. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this week’s episode of Politics In Question, Julia, Lee, and James discuss the Democratic and Republican presidential campaigns. Why do party conventions matter? Do they still have a place in our politics? What did the recent conventions tell us about the state of the Democratic and Republican parties? And what is this election really about? These are some of the questions Julia, Lee, and James ask in this week’s episode.

Julia Azari, “The GOP Convention Violated Plenty of Norms, But Did It Undermine Democratic Values?FiveThirtyEight (September 1, 2020).

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