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De Blasio Administration Pushed Pols to Denounce Mullins' DNC Letter: Sources

The mayor took a page out of the governor’s playbook.

Mayor Bill de Blasio, irate after a police union president called on national Democrats to keep the 2016 Democratic National Convention out of Brooklyn, quickly ordered aides to contact elected officials to denounce the union leader’s open letter, sources say. 458 more words

Police union president slams Mayor de Blasio's administration, support for DNC

NEW YORK (PIX11)– Mayor de Blasio wants the Barclays Center to be the main focal point of the Democratic National Convention, but for the Sergeants Benevolent Association “DNC” may as well stand for “do not come.” 282 more words

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Mayor Nutter Insists If Philadelphia Hosts DNC It Won't Cost Local Taxpayers Anything

By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – So if the Democratic National Committee does, in fact, decide to hold its 2016 convention in Philadelphia, who exactly picks up the tab?  417 more words

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Eighteen years ago, I was one of several thousand people standing on Adams Street in Chicago. We craned our heads to look over the solid wall of police, past a parking lot to the United Center where the Democrats were having their National Convention. 318 more words

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Nutter Says Philadelphia Will Shine When Democratic National Committee Visits

By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia will try to put its best foot forward today, as members of the Democratic National Committee arrive in town to consider whether the city should host their 2016 nominating convention. 308 more words

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Congressman Brady On Philly Hosting The DNC: 'I Think We're Going To Get It'

By Pat Ciarrocchi

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Official Philly is pulling out all the stops. It wants the Democratic National Convention in 2016 and it wants it badly. 504 more words

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Bill de Blasio Vows He Won't Make 'Mistakes' of Republican Convention

Mayor Bill de Blasio may be pushing to bring the Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn, but he doesn’t necessarily have fond memories of the last time a national convention came to New York City. 374 more words