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Empty Hotels, Closed Bars and No Crowds: Milwaukee During the DNC

Photographer Stephen Voss captures a convention host city with no convention.

This was supposed to be Milwaukee’s week in the sun.

When it was picked last March to host the Democratic National Convention—the biggest city in a state the Democrats are desperately hoping to claim back from Donald Trump—local leaders and businesspeople strapped in for the excitement the four-day mega-event would bring. Local politicians got ready for the national spotlight. So did protesters. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit.

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In June, the DNC said its convention would be…

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