RNC Picks Cleveland: What does it mean for Columbus?


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The Republican National Committee recently chose Cleveland as the host of its 2016 political convention. This is good news for northeast Ohio, but it left some Washingtonians scratching their heads. This hour we’ll talk about that, and about whether the RNC’s choice helps or hinders Columbus’ chances of hosting the Democratic convention.


  • Ryan Mahoney, deputy press secretary for the RNC
  • Jessica Wehrman, reporter for the Columbus Dispatch Washington bureau
  • Nick Castele, political reporter at WCPN ideastream
  • Andrew Ginther, president of the Columbus City Council

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