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(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

(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

Mayor Michael Nutter. (File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Says Philadelphia Will Shine When Democratic National Committee Visits

About twenty members of the DNC site selection committee are in town today and tomorrow.

08/13/2014

Philadelphia Skyline (Credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Philly Appears To Hold Early Edge For Democratic National Convention

The original U.S. capital and now the nation’s fifth largest city, Philadelphia touts its historical significance. It has hosted the presidential nominating convention seven times since 1856, most recently the Republican one in 2000.

08/11/2014

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. (credit: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Rendell To Help In Bid To Bring 2016 DNC To Philadelphia

Former PA Governor Ed Rendell says he will be among those from the area meeting with the Democratic National Committee on Monday as part of the process to bring the party’s 2016 convention to Philadelphia.

06/23/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Submits Proposal To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention

Proposals had to be submitted by Saturday for those cities in the United States who wanted to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Philadelphia’s plan is one of those in the running.

06/07/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady speaks with reporters after meeting with Mayor Nutter at Philadelphia City Hall.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Cong. Bob Brady Presses Nutter To Pitch For 2016 Democratic 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.

09/16/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on stage as he accepts the nomination for president during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Convention Perspective: It Went By In A Flash

By Chris May CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It went by in a flash. Not the convention. But Air Force One. The president’s plane lifted off from Charlotte just a few minutes after 10:00 Friday morning, and […]

09/07/2012

(KYW's Larry Kane)

Analysis: The Democratic Convention In Charlotte

The convention story moves from Tampa to Charlotte.

09/02/2012

Chris May

Convention Perspective: Headed To The RNC

There’s nothing I love more than the big events that come around every four years: the Olympic Games, the World Cup, and my personal favorite the American political conventions!

08/23/2012

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Organized Labor To Rally Workers In Center City

Union members planned to turn out by the thousands Saturday to support a second bill of rights for the American worker and express their disappointment in the Democratic Party.

08/11/2012

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