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Pittsburgh is not showing up to host the 2024 Republican National Convention

Pittsburgh is not in the running to host the 2024 Republican National Convention, Politico reported. The outlet reported from Salt Lake City — where the Republican National Committee currently meets — that RNC members are expected to visit other cities being considered for the political convention, but not Pittsburgh. In addition to Salt Lake City, […]

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NJ could spend $2 million on NAACP national convention in Atlantic City

TRENTON — The NAACP is holding its national conference in Atlantic City this summer, and the state could spend $2 million to make it happen. A bill allocating state funds to cover costs associated with the week-long meeting of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization was among those sent to Governor Phil Murphy on the […]

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Milwaukee is among the final four to host the 2024 Republican National Convention

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Milwaukee could once again take center stage in politics in 2024. According to the Republican National Committee, the brewing city has been shortlisted to host the Republican National Convention (RNC) in 2024. The RNC announced it had narrowed the bottom four to Milwaukee, Nashville, Pittsburgh and Salt Lake City. Committee staff […]

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Republican National Convention: Milwaukee Named 2024 Finalist

Milwaukee Named RNC 2024 Finalist Milwaukee has been named a finalist to host the 2024 Republican National Convention, party officials confirmed to FOX6 News on Friday, January 6. MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee has been named a finalist to host the 2024 Republican National Convention, party officials confirmed to FOX6 News on Friday, January 6. The other […]

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GOP National Convention 2024: Salt Lake City finalist to host Republican event

Salt Lake City is one of four cities vying to host the 2024 Republican National Convention. Politico reported Friday that the other finalists were Milwaukee, Nashville, Tennessee and Pittsburgh. Party officials plan to visit each of the cities in the coming months before making a decision in the spring. “It’s a great opportunity. It’s a […]

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Salt Lake City would be a finalist to host the 2024 Republican National Convention

Downtown Salt Lake City is pictured Oct. 12, 2020. Salt Lake City would be a finalist to host the 2024 Republican National Convention. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is reportedly among the finalists to host the 2024 Republican National Convention. Politico reported Friday that Salt Lake […]

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Nashville Places Bid to Host 2024 Republican National Convention at Governor Lee’s Request | WJHL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Could the 2024 Republican National Convention be held in Nashville? That’s what Republican leaders in the state are hoping for. Although a tall order, Music City executives have laid out plans to host the main nominating event. Governor Bill Lee’s office has asked the city of Nashville to submit a proposal, […]

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KCMO withdraws as potential host of 2024 Republican National Convention

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) — Kansas City, Missouri, has pulled out as the potential host city for the 2024 Republican National Convention. A letter indicating this has been sent to the RNC Site Selection Committee. The letter was signed by Mayor Quinton Lucas and Visit KC Acting President and CEO Randall J. Landes. It looks […]

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Milwaukee submits bid to host

Republican National Convention: Milwaukee bids to host in 2024 Milwaukee officially offers to host the 2024 Republican National Convention. VISIT Milwaukee confirms to FOX6 that it has submitted its offer. MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee officially offers to host the 2024 Republican National Convention. VISIT Milwaukee confirms to FOX6 that it has submitted its offer. The city […]

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City of Milwaukee officially submits bid to host Republican National Convention

The city of Milwaukee has officially filed its bid to host the Republican National Convention in 2024. The 200+ page app highlights the city’s access to Lake Michigan, entertainment venues, festivals, the culinary scene, the Milwaukee Bucks Championship, Fiserv Forum and more. The RNC isn’t the only political convention with its eyes on Milwaukee. The […]

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Utah GOP to bid for 2024 Republican National Convention

FILE – In this file photo from July 26, 2016, the scene is reflected on a glass window at the suite level at Wells Fargo Arena as Timmy Kelly sings the national anthem before the start of the second session Democratic National Convention day in Philadelphia. (AP Photo / John Locher, file) (AP Photo / […]

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Milwaukee takes first step towards 2024 Republican National Convention

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett joined VISIT Milwaukee officials this week as they made an initial effort to have the city host the 2024 Republican National Convention. Milwaukee was among eight cities to appear Tuesday before the Republican National Committee’s site selection panel in Washington, DC Offers are due December 1. Jeff Fleming, a spokesman for […]

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Kansas City Mayor discusses candidacy to bring Republican National Convention to town

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City was not invited to bid at the Democratic National Convention this round, but the city of Fountains is one of 20 cities invited to bid at the Republican National Convention in 2024. Milwaukee, Wisconsin , Charlotte, North Carolina, and Las Vegas, Nevada are among the others. “There is a […]

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Kansas City to offer to host the 2024 Republican National Convention

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Kansas City wants the chance to host the 2024 Republican National Convention. Mayor Quinton Lucas’s office confirmed to FOX4 that the city plans to submit a bid to host the political event in which the party will select its presidential and vice-presidential candidates for the 2024 presidential election. Kansas City also […]

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Republicans and Democrats consider Milwaukee to host 2024 National Convention

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) – All eyes are on Milwaukee as the Democratic and Republican National Committees are now showing interest in hosting a convention in Cream City. This week, VISIT Milwaukee received an official request from the Republican National Committee encouraging them to submit an offer to host the 2024 convention. “It’s amazing, that […]

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Hosting Republican National Convention Could Fetch Around $ 200 Million In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman has said Las Vegas will be the best location for the Republican National Convention in 2024. The RNC has sent letters to some mayors across the country asking their interest in being the site of the 2024 national convention, and Goodman was not shy about expressing […]

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Las Vegas mayor welcomes possibility of Republican national convention in 2024

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The 2024 Republican National Convention (RNC) would be welcome in Las Vegas, Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman said on Monday. In fact, it’s the best place in the country, she says. In response to the RNC’s question asking if Las Vegas is interested in being considered, Goodman answered yes. “To me, this […]

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From the Archives: The Republican National Convention in San Diego made headlines 25 years ago

Bob Dole officially accepted the Republican presidential nomination at the GOP convention held in San Diego on August 15, 1996, 25 years ago today. Jack Kemp, San Diego’s quarterback in the early 1960s, was Dole’s running mate. Dole ultimately lost to President Clinton. The 1996 Republican National Convention was touted by civic cheerleaders as the […]

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DNC urges Milwaukee to apply to host city for 2024 Democratic National Convention

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee is considering hosting the Democratic National Convention again, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the city to hold the convention virtually in 2020. The Democratic National Committee wrote in a letter to the city on July 30 that this was the “very first step” and that if the Milwaukee administration was interested it […]