GOP road to White House may start in Memphis - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

GOP road to White House may start in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Republican Party's best-known members will spend three days in March meeting with thousands of party activists in Memphis.

Political experts say it's an event that can boost the chances of presidential race success for some, or put a damper on the hopes of others.

The Southern Republican Leadership Conference will meet at the Peabody Hotel.

A number of presumed presidential hopefuls, including Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee, are scheduled to attend and speak at the conference.

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