Taxpayer funding for national political conventions stripped #DNC16 #RNC16

Expect to see leaner conventions from now on... Congress managed to do its job last week, passing legislation to boost research funding for pediatric disorders and presenting a bill to President Obama that the White House says he'll sign. The nation should be dancing in the streets (Congress actually accomplished something and for sick children, no less!) but the national...

And then there were 5. Phoenix and Columbus out for #RNC16

 Today the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) Site Selection Committee (SSC) voted to narrow the list of sites in contention for the 2016 Republican National Convention from eight to six cities. Cities moving on to the next round of consideration are Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, and Las Vegas. A small team of RNC staff will visit the six cities for...

GOP announces Cleveland, Denver, Dallas, and Kansas City as finalists for #RNC2016

Today, the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) Site Selection Committee for the 2016 Republican National Convention, met via conference call, selecting Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, and Kansas City to receive official site visits from the RNC’s 2016 site selection delegation.  The official site visits represent the next phase in the site selection process and will allow key RNC officials and the...

Cleveland and Dallas selected as #RNC2016 Finalists

 Today, the Republican National Committee’s Site Selection Committee selected Cleveland, Ohio and Dallas, Texas as finalists to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. The committee’s decision was based on a thorough review of bids, presentations, and visits to each of the cities. Following today’s meeting of the RNC’s Site Selection Committee, Chairwoman Enid Mickelsen issued the following statement: “After extensive review...