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Democratic convention delayed until August due to coronavirus

The 2020 Democratic National Convention now will be held the week of Aug. 17 in Milwaukee instead of in mid-July as originally planned, the Democratic National Convention Committee said on Thursday. The DNCC said the delay was due to the coronavirus pandemic, calling it an “unprecedented health crisis.” Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and other top Democrats had called for delaying the convention.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

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