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Democrats to visit 6 cities in running for 2016 convention
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, July 3, 2014 10:36 AM EDT
Democrats are planning to visit six cities this summer that are in the running to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
The DNC says it will visit Birmingham, Alabama, on July 21-22; Cleveland on Aug. 4-5; Columbus, Ohio, on Aug. 6-7; New York on Aug. 11-12; Philadelphia on Aug. 13-14; and Phoenix on Sept. 10-11.
The group will be led by Amy Dacey, the DNC's chief executive officer.
DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is expected to announce the host city later this year or in early 2015.
Republicans have two finalists for its convention: Dallas and Cleveland.