Philly to Host 2016 Dem Convention

The 2016 Democratic National Convention will take place in Philadelphia, the party announced Thursday. Philly beat out Brooklyn and Columbus, Ohio, as potential hosts. Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said the city’s “deep-rooted place in American history provides a perfect setting for this special gathering.” The convention will take place July 18-21, 2016.