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Houston Among Eight Cities Contending For 2020 Democratic National Convention

The 2016 Democratic convention was held in Philadelphia

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File
FILE – In this July 28, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves to delegates after her speech during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Clinton is facing the most important debates of her life as she squares off against Donald Trump beginning Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 _ three high-stakes contests that could set the momentum for the remainder of the presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Houston is among eight cities in the running to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, NBC News reported on Wednesday.

The Democratic National Committee sent requests for proposals to the cities last month.

The other cities are Atlanta, Denver, New York, San Francisco, Milwaukee, Miami Beach, and Birmingham.

The 2016 Democratic convention was held in Philadelphia.

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