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2020 National Political Conventions | Democratic National Convention

August 17 @ 9:00 am - August 21 @ 5:00 pm

As President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden gear up to accept their parties’ nominations, the best-sourced reporters covering politics today will host three virtual events each day of both national conventions, interviewing newsmakers, power players, political insiders and more.
COVID-19 concerns have changed the rules when it comes to campaigns and conventions. From Milwaukee to Charlotte and beyond, Washington Post Live will be the daily headquarters for the people and ideas driving the election. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook using #Postlive.
Democratic National Convention: Aug. 17-21
9:00 a.m.
First Look
Each morning, host Jonathan Capehart will get a live update from top Washington Post reporters, then spark a spirited debate between some of The Post’s best-known columnists.
12:00 p.m.
Newsmaker at Noon
Newsmakers and political insiders will be featured for a dynamic discussion with Washington Post reporters Robert Costa, Ashley Parker, Karen Tumulty and more.
4:00 p.m.
Primetime Preview
Power players and key decision makers join top Washington Post reporters to preview the political stage and spotlight the evening’s events.


August 17 @ 9:00 am
August 21 @ 5:00 pm
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