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Brooklyn welcomes Democratic National Convention members in bid to host in 2016

The DNC is conducting a site visit reviewing

The DNC is conducting a site visit reviewing the Barclays Center, hotels and transportation. (August 11, 2014 7:05 PM)

Brooklyn is in the spotlight this week as a contender to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016.

DNC members are in the borough for a two-day site visit reviewing hotels, transportation options and the Barclays Center as a potential venue for the estimated 50,000 delegates, party activists and media expected for the convention.

A number of city officials and local business leaders,...

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