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Cleveland, Dallas chosen as finalists to host 2016 GOP convention
Cleveland, Dallas chosen as finalists to host 2016 GOP convention

The Republican Party continued its convention winnowing process Wednesday, narrowing the candidates for its 2016 national gathering to two cities: Cleveland and Dallas. The Democrats, meantime, announced they would scout six cities as the possible venue for their 2016 convention: Birmingham, Ala., Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; New York City; Philadelphia and Phoenix. The GOP, which is further along in its selection process, eliminated two contenders with its announcement Wednesday:  Denver and Kansas City, Mo.  Last month, Cincinnati and Las Vegas bowed out of contention. A final decision by Republicans is expected this summer and Democrats plan to announce their convention...

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