How Covid-19 has changed America’s 2020 campaigns

This election year, everything is unprecedented and nothing is inevitable.

This year was bound to be an election year unlike any that had come before in the United States. President Donald Trump is running for re-election, which promised rallies and chants and tweets of outright lies. There were enough people running for the Democratic nomination to fill a baseball team. Progressives across the country geared up to run as a challengers in the primary against the Democratic incumbents in Congress they felt weren’t doing enough. It was going to be an...
source: New Statesman

2020-05-22 20:56
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