Colorado Springs
58° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy

Democratic Senators want GOP convention in Denver

Published On: Feb 21 2014 05:37:48 PM CST

MGN Online /


Colorado's two Democratic Senators are urging Republicans to hold their next national convention in the Mile-High City.

Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet wrote a letter to the Republican National Committee touting Denver as a possible home for the 2016 Republican National Convention. They cited the city's walkable downtown, light rail line from the airport that is due to come online by 2016 and its track record hosting major events. Those include the 2008 Democratic National Convention where Barack Obama was nominated for president.
The state's Democratic governor and Democrat-controlled legislature have also urged Republicans to hold the convention in Denver. It is competing with several other cities to host the event. Other contenders are Las Vegas, Kansas City, Dallas, Phoenix and Columbus, Ohio.


The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms.

blog comments powered by Disqus