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Inside Politics: Will The Pandemic Affect The Upcoming Elections

Posted at 11:17 AM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 12:48:31-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — As we now enter into a second month of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting near collapse of the U.S. and world economy, where do we stand, and how is what’s happening impacting our politics and the upcoming elections? With Senator Bernie Sanders dropping out of the presidential race this week, what impact will that have on uniting the Democratic Party? What about that party’s national nominating convention being conducted virtually this summer, especially if the virus restrictions are still in place? And, what if the pandemic hangs on or reoccurs, will the national election day in November look like what happened in recent days when Wisconsin held its primary elections?