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- An Unexpected Struggle for Trump: Defining an Elusive Biden
With only six weeks to the Republican National Convention, President Trump has yet to find a framework for attacking his opponent.
New York Times. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Reports: GOP Convention Could Move Outdoors As Coronavirus Fears Rise
Republican officials are reportedly scoping out potential outdoor stadiums where the convention
could be held.
Forbes. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Should You Repel Job Candidates Instead of Attracting Them?
Author and entrepreneur Charlotte Marshall explains how, contrary to conventional wisdom, the recruiting process is exactly the right time to start sharing the good, the bad and the ugly of your employee experience.
Entrepreneur. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Texas Republicans sue Houston, mayor for canceling convention
The Texas Republican Party is suing Houston and its mayor a day after the state GOP in-person convention
was canceled because officials said the spread of the coronavirus made it impossible to hold the event as scheduled.
Fox News. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- RNC exploring outdoor venues for Jacksonville convention amid concerns of coronavirus spread
Officials are considering moving the celebratory parts of the Republican National Convention
next month in Jacksonville, Fla., from the planned indoor area to nearby outdoor venues.
Fox News. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Jacksonville prepares for Republican convention amid COVID-19 spikes
This week, President Trump, taking note of coronavirus spikes in Florida, said Republicans are "very flexible" about Jacksonville.
CBS News. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- 2020 Daily Trail Markers: GOP convention city's COVID count rises
President Trump says that the details surrounding the convention
CBS News. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Houston Mayor Cancels Texas GOP In-Person Convention, Defends George Floyd Protests
'The public health concerns outweighed anything else'
Daily Caller. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Several Republican senators say they will not attend GOP convention as COVID-19 cases in Florida spike
Several top GOP lawmakers say they would skip the Republican National Convention
as coronavirus cases are climbing in Florida.
Yahoo. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Five GOP senators avoid Republican National Convention as Trump admits they may have to be flexible
Senators Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins bring total to five Republican senators who will avoid Republican convention
as President Trump admits the GOP will have to 'flexible.'
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Every person attending Trump's GOP convention in Jacksonville to get daily coronavirus test
Every person attending President Trump's GOP Convention
in Jacksonville this August will be tested daily for the coronavirus as cases spike in Florida as Sen. Lamar Alexander says he won't attend.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 7 Jul 2020.
- How A Mel Gibson Action Classic Invented The Modern Breakout Sequel
'Lethal Weapon 2' was the first modern conventional sequel to completely blow its franchise-starting predecessor out of the water the domestic and global box office.
Forbes. Tuesday, 7 Jul 2020.
- Sen. Chuck Grassley will skip the RNC for the first time in 40 years, citing coronavirus
Grassley said it will be the first time he skips the convention
since he was elected to the U.S. Senate.
Yahoo. Monday, 6 Jul 2020.
- Pandemic Reality Forces Democrats to Hold Virtual Convention
Coronavirus means change of plan.
Voice of America. Friday, 3 Jul 2020.
- Allen Lew, a Virtuoso Builder of Public Works, Dies at 65
He bypassed red tape and erected stadiums, schools, hospitals and convention
centers in Washington and New York. Mr. Lew died of the novel coronavirus.
New York Times. Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020.
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