Democrats have decided to visit all six contending cities. The site visits will start in July and conclude by late August or early September.

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CLEVELAND -- The Democrats were the first party to make an expected Wednesday announcement about Cleveland's convention prospects.

And it's good new for the city.

It's still in the hunt.

That's because Democrats have decided to visit all six contending cities. The site visits will start in July and conclude by late August or early September.

The cities are Cleveland, Birmingham, Columbus, New York, Philadelphia and Phoenix

Deputy Communications Director Lily Adams said the plan is to have Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announce the winner by late 2014 or early 2015.

All six cities made presentations in Washington to Democrats on Monday.

Republicans will make a Wednesday announcement which of four cities seeking their convention will be part of negotiations. Cleveland, Dallas, Denver and Kansas City are in the competition.

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Cleveland is the only city pursuing both conventions

Republicans hope to have a done deal to announce by an RNC meeting Aug. 8.

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