Political Conventions

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7:16 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Columbus A Finalist To Host 2016 Democratic Convention

Columbus, Philadelphia, and New York are the three finalists to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

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7:11 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

New Elections Rules Allow Political Donors To Double Contributions

The Federal Election Commission is giving political parties new flexibility to pay for their presidential nominating conventions.  

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7:28 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Democratic Party Committee Wraps Up Columbus Visit

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says the city has the facilities and the ability to host the Democratic Party's 2016 national convention. 

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6:53 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Democratic Convention Team In Columbus

State and local elected officials in Columbus plan to show what Ohio's capital city has to offer as they make their pitch to host the Democratic Party's next presidential convention. 

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7:44 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

What Choice Of Cleveland To Host 2016 RNC Means For GOP And Ohio

The Republican National Committee has chosen Cleveland as its host city for the party’s 2016 national convention.

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6:54 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Cleveland A Finalist To Host 2016 Republican Convention

The Republican National Committee says Cleveland and Dallas are the two finalists to host the party's convention in 2016.

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7:00 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Columbus Submits DNC Bid

Columbus city leaders yesterday submitted the city's bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

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5:55 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Cleveland Only Ohio City In Bid For GOP Convention

Cleveland is the only Ohio city in contention to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, after Cincinnati formally withdrew its bid on Thursday due to a lack of adequate convention facilities.

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7:48 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Columbus Out; Cincinnati And Cleveland Still On List For 2016 RNC Convention

Ohio’s hopes for one of the two major party presidential conventions in 2016 have dwindled slightly. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports.

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12:40 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Party Launches Poll To Help Choose GOP Convention City

Republican Party leaders have launched an online poll that lets people pick from Columbus and seven other cities that are finalists to host the 2016 GOP National Convention.

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4:39 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Political Nominating Conventions Attract Attention, But Not Necessarily Money

Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati are making pitches to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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7:18 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Columbus Company Working On Las Vegas' Bid To Host 2016 GOP Convention

A Columbus-based public relations firm is working to help bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Las Vegas.

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8:09 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Former California Governor Endorses Columbus' Bid For 2016 RNC

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is backing Columbus' bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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8:03 am
Thu February 27, 2014

GOP Convention Bid Submitted

Local government, tourism and business leaders have formally made a bid for Columbus to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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12:57 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Taxpayers Funding Columbus' Efforts To Host Political Conventions

Representatives of the cities of Columbus, Cincinnati and Cleveland went to Washington DC Monday to talk with the Republican National Committee members who will choose the site for their 2016 convention.

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7:18 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Coleman Is Pushing For Columbus To Host Political Conventions

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman is in Washington D-C, lobbying political party leaders to bring a national convention to the city.

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