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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

The Pennsylvania Convention Center  (File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Taking A Local Labor Dispute National, Philadelphia Carpenters Ask Democrats To Snub The Convention Center

Letters have been sent to Democratic Committee chairmen in all 50 states asking them not to use Philadelphia’s convention center when the city hosts the 2016 nomination convention.

04/08/2015

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Local Republican Leader On Philadelphia Hosting The DNC: ‘I Just Think It’s Fantastic’

O’Neill says the DNC decision shows how much the hospitality industry has grown since 2000 when Philly hosted the GOP convention.

02/14/2015

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Former Philly Police Commissioner Shares His Thoughts On How Police Will Handle DNC

While we deal with wicked cold temperatures, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner John Timoney spoke with us while putting up with a sand storm, in the Kingdom of Bahrain, where he is consulting these days on police training.

02/14/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter at the CBS Broadcasting Center the day after Philadelphia won its DNC bid. (Credit: Steve Lindsay/CBS3)

Nutter: Work On DNC Preparations Begins Today

“It’s just really great when a plan comes all together,” Nutter says.

02/13/2015

The Pennsylvania Convention Center  (File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Convention Center Expected To Play A Big Role During 2016 DNC

The 2016 Democratic National Convention will be held in the Wells Fargo Center, but city officials expect the Pennsylvania Convention Center to get a lot of use.

02/13/2015

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Convention Team Undaunted By $85M Fundraising Pledge

Comcast executive vice president David Cohen says national companies will seek the promotional opportunity of the convention and give, but he says the city’s real advantage is supportive local leaders.

02/13/2015

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

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

(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

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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

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