Updated Aug 21, 2020 - Vetted Contributors

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🗓 What happened: Joe Biden officially accepted the Democratic nomination in a speech that skewered President Trump for his "unforgivable" COVID response. Watch.

🗣 More speech highlights:

Other speeches on Thursday:

  • Michael Bloomberg
  • Pete Buttigieg
  • Sen. Cory Booker
  • Sen. Chris Coons
  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin

🗣 Speech highlights from Wednesday:

  • Barack Obama lets loose, says Trump and his enablers "do not believe" in American principles.
  • Kamala Harris pays tribute to immigrant mother as she accepts historic VP nomination.
  • Hillary Clinton: We need "overwhelming" win so Trump can't "steal his way to victory."
  • Gabby Giffords: "We can let the shooting continue, or we can act."

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