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Old Posted Apr 2, 2014, 6:45 PM
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Originally Posted by pbenjamin View Post
The reality is that it will not come here, not due to inadequate lobbying on the state's behalf, although that won't help. Both parties want conventions in swing states these days, typically ones that the party isn't sure they can win, to give them an edge. The last two Republican conventions were in St. Paul, MN and Tampa. The last two Democratic conventions were in Denver and Charlotte. Arizona just isn't purple enough. Yet. There is also the perception that it is too damned hot here that time of the year. All the boosterism in the world can't change those things. The smart money is on one of the 3 Ohio cities.
Not going to happen.
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