Ohio's 3 largest cities seek political conventions
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CINCINNATI (AP) - Ohio'sthree largest cities all have hopes of landing a Democratic or Republicannational convention in 2016.
Columbus, Clevelandand Cincinnati officials all figurethat Ohio's importance as apresidential swing state will help their cause. All three say they have goodfacilities, hotel space and transportation links for hosting such largeconventions.
The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1gZOwH9) reports that the capital of Columbushas gotten an early jump, and Cincinnatiis a latecomer in the competition.
Columbus officials sayNationwide Arena could host the convention, with plenty of conventionfacilities and hotels nearby.
Ohio's Democratic Party andRepublican Party leaders don't agree on much, but both say they'd like to seethe state host their conventions.
Information from: Dayton DailyNews
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