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Cleveland picked to host 2016 Republican National Convention
Cleveland picked to host 2016 Republican National Convention

Cleveland was picked Tuesday by the Republican National Committee’s site selection panel to host the GOP's national convention in 2016. Cleveland edged out five other finalist cities: Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City and Las Vegas in the hotly contested race that brought in each state's power players and top fundraisers. Dallas was the last city in the running before the site selection committee made its decision Tuesday. The RNC and Cleveland are now slated to begin negotiations on final details. The recommendation will be submitted for a vote by Republican National Committee members at their August meeting in Chicago. The choice of the mighty swing state of...

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