Mississippis Thompson will chair 2020 Democratic National Convention

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The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) has announced that Mississippi Congressman Bennie Thompson will be the Permanent Chair of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

The 2020 Democratic National Convention, which has been described as a convention geared to reach out to all Americans, will be broadcasted live from Milwaukee for four nights beginning on August 17.

Thompson is the first ever elected official from Mississippi to preside over the Democratic National Convention. His job as permanent chair will be to moderate all official convention business.

The DNCC also announced that the party will officially nominate Vice President Joe Biden as the 2020 Democratic nominee.

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