GOP Narrows Convention-Host List to Six Cities

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 31: A view of the Las Vegas Strip from a cabin on the Las Vegas High Roller at The LINQ on March 31, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 550-foot-tall attraction, which opened to the public today, is the highest observation wheel in the world and features 28 spherical cabins that can take up to 40 people each on 30-minute rides. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)Ethan Miller / Getty Images

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The Republican National Committee announced on Wednesday that it has narrowed the list of finalists to host its 2016 convention to six cities -- Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, and Las Vegas.

The cities that got dropped from its earlier list: Columbus, Ohio and Phoenix.

The RNC is expected to pare down this list later this spring for the cities that will receive official visits from the full RNC delegation.