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Republican National Convention

Downtown Cleveland: Playhouse Square, memory lane and beyond

We conclude our pre-convention Cleveland business and history travelogue reminiscing on the performing arts and more. Here’s hoping Cleveland survives the 2016 Republican National Convention and the presumed nomination of Donald Trump as the party's Presidential candidate. (Part 3 of 3).

Thousands sign petition allowing guns at Republican Convention

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2016 – More than 22,000 people have signed a petition asking Ohio to make an exception to its current laws and allow open carry at the Republican National Convention in July. The RNC will hold the convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The arena currently prohibits weapons of any kind, ...

2016 GOP convention host cities: Contenders vs. pretenders

SOUTH FLORIDA, March 18, 2014 — Election 2016 is still two years and eight months away, but the jockeying to host the 2016 conventions is well underway. Like everything else in politics, choosing a convention host city requires a ton of back room dealing with nothing left to chance. 1984 saw San Francisco Democrats hand ...