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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 29, 2020, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to recap speeches by prominent South Carolinian political leaders at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Also on this episode: the latest unemployment data; new CDC guidance on asymptomatic testing; a look at the mental health challenges faced by frontline medical workers; and more.

Fact Check: Biden's DNC Speech

Aug 20, 2020
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Joe Biden is formally accepting the Democratic Party's nomination for president on Thursday. NPR reporters are providing live analysis of his remarks.

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Congressman Jim Clyburn (D-SC) delivered his virtual Democratic National Convention speech from Charleston on August 17, 2020.
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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 20, 2020, we take you to the virtual Democratic National Convention to hear from some prominent South Carolina lawmakers, continue to explore concerns over the postal service, hear from a financial advisor on how to handle the current market, and more.

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Follow live updates and analysis of the Democratic National Convention. NPR will post to the convention blog, here, througout the day. Live coverage begins at 9:00 p.m. Wednesday's speakers include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former President Barack Obama.

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Follow live updates and analysis of the Democratic National Convention. NPR will post to the convention blog, here, througout the day. Live coverage begins at 9:00 p.m. Tuesday's speakers include New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former President Bill Clinton.

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An Unexpected Advantage of a Virtual Convention

Aug 18, 2020

In 1988, Catherine Bruce’s father attended the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia; she still has his program booklet. This Year, Bruce is following in her dad’s footsteps as she attends the DNC’s virtual convention that was supposed to take place in Milwaukie, Wisconsin. Bruce, a delegate for former Vice President Joe Biden, has attended the party’s national conventions before; first in 2012 in Charlotte North Carolina and again in 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. But this year, as a delegate, things were supposed to be different.