Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz visits Philadelphia; DNC Host City Decision Imminent

The Florida Congresswoman paid visits to all three finalist cities this week

(From the Associated Press) January 30, 2014 -PHILADELPHIA– A delegation from the Democratic National Committee visited Philadelphia on Wednesday as it nears a decision on which city should host its 2016 convention.

DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and a small team arrived in the City of Brotherly Love and were greeted by Mayor Nutter, who later led a tour of the city’s convention venues and historical highlights, such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, according to a source familiar with Philadelphia’s convention bid.

Here is a summary of coverage from the recent visit and accompanying analysis: Press

Commentary by Govs. Rendell and Ridge: Philly is the Perfect Convention Spot

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