Democratic National Convention

Comcast executive Karen Buchholz, who was president of Philadelphia 2000 which brought the Republican National Convention to the city in 2000. (Photo provided by Comcast Corporation)

With One Year To Go Until The Democratic National Convention, Tips From The 2000 Republican Convention

Philadelphia is anxiously awaiting the Pope’s visit in two months but save some of your energy: The Democratic National Convention is just one year away and the woman who organized the last nominating convention the city hosted says it will take another huge, city-wide hospitality effort.

07/29/2015

Philadelphia International Airport, File photo. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Preparations For Papal Visit And 2016’s Democratic Convention In Full Swing At Philadelphia International Airport

At a budget hearing, airport director Mark Gale said they’re in full-scale Pope Prep mode.

04/29/2015

Hotel Monaco (Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Hotel Rooms Get The Once Over By DNC Planners

Convention and Visitors bureau vice president Julie Graham says an inspection team will be visiting 56 hotels, to help them match delegates with accommodations.

04/27/2015

(Mayor Nutter and Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson chat as they walk through Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

US Homeland Security Chief Visits Philadelphia, Says He’ll Be Back Before 2016 DNC Convention

Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson was not saying immediately how much money the federal government will chip in for security at next year’s Democratic National Convention.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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EXCLUSIVE: Officials From Wells Fargo Center React To Democratic National Convention News

Before the Wells Fargo Center welcomes hundreds of thousands of democrats in 2016, managers have a lot of work to do.

02/12/2015

The Schuylkill River and the Philadelphia skyline. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia Will Host 2016 Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Committee has chosen Philadelphia as the city to host its presidential nominating convention, to be held the week of July 25th, 2016.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

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2 US Senators: Pick Philadelphia For Democratic Convention

Pennsylvania’s two U.S. senators are teaming up to urge the Democratic National Committee to pick Philadelphia for its 2016 convention.

02/05/2015

Philadelphia Skyline (Credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Decision Looms For Democrats On 2016 Convention Site

Democrats are closing in on a final decision on where to hold their 2016 national convention.

01/19/2015

City Hall in Philadelphia. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Local Officials Anxiously Awaiting Word If DNC Is Coming To Philadelphia

A decision could come within a few weeks on whether the Democratic National Committee will choose Philadelphia to host its 2016 nominating convention.

01/16/2015

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Philadelphia Still on Democrats’ Short List For 2016 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.

11/24/2014

Philadelphia Skyline. (credit: Justin Drabick)

Democrats Name 3 Finalists, Including Philly, To Host 2016 Convention 

Democrats have narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities: Columbus in Ohio, New York and Philadelphia.

11/24/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.18.14

Chris discusses the latest developments regarding the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, David Gregory’s departure from Meet the Press, and his participation in the ALS ice bucket challenge. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00 and Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/18/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters outside his City Hall office.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Insists If Philadelphia Hosts DNC It Won’t Cost Local Taxpayers Anything

Mayor Nutter repeated not only that the city was up to the task of hosting the convention, but also that it won’t cost local taxpayers a dime.

08/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.14.14

Chris discusses Philadelphia pitch to host the next Democratic National Convention, the protests against police in Ferguson, MO, and he hosts the first edition of Stigall on the Mall. He also talks to Comedian Kevin Nealon at 7:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/14/2014

(Mayor Nutter and former governor Rendell listen as DNC executive director Amy Dacey briefs reporters on the first day of the Democrats' visit to Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Democrats Tight-Lipped About 2016 Convention During Philadelphia Visit

“We are very focused on the financial, logistical, and security issues surrounding any convention,” says DNC executive director Amy Dacey.

08/13/2014

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