Philly Still On The 2016 DNC Short List

 

"A party mascot after greeting Democratic officials at the National Constitution Center." | Photo: Tom Gralish, for The Inquirer

“A party mascot after greeting Democratic officials at the National Constitution Center.” | Photo: Tom Gralish, The Inquirer

  • The Democratic National Convention site-selection committee has narrowed the list of candidate cities down to three, and Philadelphia is on it. The Inquirer discusses the city’s realistic chances in securing the political convention, surmising that while the local donor base may indeed be dwarfed by New York’s elite, Philly continues to remain a persistent contender because of three main factors: security, logistics, and facilities.

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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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  1. NickFromGermantown

    Why on earth would you convert that line to a trail park?? Newtown and that part of Bucks County need train service.

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