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New Orleans drops bid for 2008 convention (AP)
Populux | July 14, 2006 at 01:36 amby
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WASHINGTON - New Orleans has dropped out of the race to host the 2008 Democratic National Convention, saying the cost of holding the event after Hurricane Katrina last year was too massive. The announcement on Thursday leaves Denver, Minneapolis-St. Paul and New York City as the remaining competitors to host the party's nominating convention. "The main reason is that we're not at a point to raise the millions and millions required," said Kelly Schulz, vice president of communications with the city ...