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      Birmingham Enters Bid For 2016 DNC

      The city of Birmingham has entered a bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.The Democratic National Committee says it will consider six cities to hold the party's presidential nominating convention in 2016.Columbus, Ohio; Cleveland; New York; Philadelphia and Phoenix also submitted bids to host the event.A group of DNC officials will evaluate the as the committee attempts to make a final decision. {}The committee is expected to decide late this year or early 2015. The convention is expected to cost about $60 million.