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Old Posted Jun 19, 2008, 10:19 PM
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Originally Posted by ArizonaTexan View Post
It takes right about 2 years to book a convention. In 1998 San Antonio was a possible host city for the Republican Nat. Convention along with New Orleans, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and New York. Philadelphia was chosen in November of 1998 to host the 2000 convention.

(San Antonio also bid for the 2000 DNC but didn't make the short list as it did for the Republican Convention. LA was chosen to host the DNC in March '99).
Didn't San Antonio make the short list for one of the conventions but lost out to San Diego at the end?
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