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Charlotte’s prospects for hosting 2012 Democratic National Convention looking good

photo credit: John Ashley The Democratic National Committee announced Wednesday that Charlotte is one of four finalists for its 2012 convention, putting the city closer than ever to landing a national political gathering. “It’s a huge deal,” Mayor Anthony Foxx, a Democrat, said Wednesday night. “The 2012 Democratic National Convention carries a significant and positive [...]
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I Think The New York Times Thinks Charlotte Will Win Bid for 2012 DNC

United States / Charlotte : Grown People Talking (4 years ago)

Today's New York Times features a rundown of the pros and cons of the four cities that are finalists to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The Times leads off with Charlotte (referencing Mayor Anthony Foxx) in the article... Read Post

DNC names 2012 convention finalists

Politics / US Politics : Ben Smith's Blog (5 years ago)

In an email today to members of the Democratic National Committee, Chairman Tim Kaine named four cities as finalists in the bidding to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention: Charlotte, Cleveland, Minneapolis, and St. Louis. F... Read Post

Bringing The 2016 DNC To New York Could Give Democrats A Crucial Edge

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (16 hours ago)

By: Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-New York) and New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (D). Why should New York City host the Democratic National Convention in 2016? Because of our unparalleled diversity, eternal resilience a... Read Post


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