The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi87° Sunny

Tonight

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi82° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo57° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi76° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo56° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo56° Partly Cloudy

Labor Day

Hi79° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo59° Partly Cloudy

Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host 2016 RNC

Send to Kindle
Print This

WASHINGTON — Cleveland won the backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP’s 2016 presidential pick will accept the party’s nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio.

The Republicans’ site selection committee backed Cleveland over Dallas, and the full 168-member RNC is expected to ratify the choice next month. The move signals the role Ohio — and its 18 electoral votes— plays in presidential campaigns.

View my optionsorSign in