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Week In Politics: Vote-By-Mail, Politicization Of Coronavirus, Biden’s Comments On Black Voters And More

A man wearing a face mask walks past signs for Joe Biden's 2020 presidential campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak on May 11, 2020 in Alexandria, Virginia. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
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A man wearing a face mask walks past signs for Joe Biden's 2020 presidential campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak on May 11, 2020 in Alexandria, Virginia.

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come.

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come. Here are the headlines that we’re following this week:

  • COVID-19:

  • 2020 & other political news:

    • Potential impact of Biden’s comments to “The Breakfast Club” host Charlamagne tha God on black Trump voters

    • WSJ: Biden’s struggle to lure Bernie Sanders donors

    • President Trump using recent trips to places like AZ, PA and MI as campaigning opportunity

      • He also continues to argue that states shifting to mail-in voting due to the virus will be more likely to experience voter fraud

    • What would a Biden-Warren ticket look like?

    • Senators call for sanctions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong security law

Guests:

Lanhee Chen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University; he was an adviser for Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign and served as policy director for the Romney-Ryan 2012 presidential campaign; he tweets

Eric Schickler, professor of political science and co-director of the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS)

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