2016 Democratic Convention
DNC officials say the list of potential host cities for the 2016 nominating convention is now down to just Philadelphia, New York, and Columbus, Ohio.
Former governor Ed Rendell says he’s confident that the city and local donors can raise the $84 million needed to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Commissioner Josh Shapiro, Montgomery County’s top elected leader, calls Philadelphia’s presence on the list of 15 remaining candidate cities a good first step, but he says there’s still a long way to go.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee expressing interest in hosting the party’s 2016 national convention.
US Rep. Bob Brady (D-Pa.) met privately with Nutter at City Hall for about one hour, making the case to have this city bid for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Chris discusses President Obama’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the programming biases at MSNBC, and the latest details in the Center City building collapse.He also talks to Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor Jim Cawley and comedian Steve Byrne.
About twenty business, political, and union leaders from around the region gathered for the 90-minute, closed-door meeting at the Union League.
Chris reviews President Obama’s appearance with Jay Leno last night, efforts by Congressman Bob Brady to bring the 2016 Democratic Convention to Philadelphia and Riley Cooper’s return to Eagles training camp. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine and Congressman Pat Meehan.
US congressman Bob Brady is ramping up his effort to lure the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Philadelphia.