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Presidential Campaigns Cancel Rallies, Citing Coronavirus

The campaigns of Democratic presidential front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders cancelled planned election-night rallies Tuesday (March 10), citing the coronavirus.

Some Democrats have criticized President Donald Trump for not cancelling campaign rallies.

Both campaigns spread the news via Twitter:


Both signaled future planned events were subject to change as well. Biden said that the governor of Ohio had asked the campaigns to cancel the rallies.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.