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People walk into the Quicken Loans arena in downtown Cleveland, Ohio on July 14, 2016, days before the city hosts the Republican National Convention. (Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images)
People walk into the Quicken Loans arena in downtown Cleveland, Ohio on July 14, 2016, days before the city hosts the Republican National Convention. (Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images)

Prominent Republicans won’t be the only ones missing from next week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland — some of the convention’s major donors and corporations are also sitting out of this year's event.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with John Carroll, Here & Now’s media analyst, about the companies and donors that will be absent, and why.

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John Carroll, professor of mass communication at Boston University. His blog is “Campaign Outsider” and he tweets @johncarroll_bu.

This segment aired on July 15, 2016.

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