Dems narrow 2016 convention choice to New York, Philly, Columbus

Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz today announced the finalist cities under consideration to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention: Columbus, New York, and Philadelphia. The announcement comes after a round of site visits by the DNC’s Technical Advisory Group to five cities. “We’re thrilled to move to the next step of the selection process to determine where Democrats will come...

Could NYC Police strife cost NY the convention?

Columbus might up end hosting the 2016 Democratic National Convention, in part because of another city’s problems. City officials and Democrats statewide said this week that the turmoil in New York City between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD union has all but spoiled that city’s shot at getting the convention. As one official said at Columbus City Hall this...