DNC Tuesday -- Floor Speeches

Tuesay, September 4- Colorado In The House

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2012 Democratic National Convention Podium Schedule

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

"Americans Coming Together"

Time shown as local – Charlotte, North Carolina, EDT

CHARLOTTE, Sept. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL)

Call to Order

The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Chair of the Democratic National Committee
Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida

Invocation

His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas

Bishop of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Detroit

Presentation of Colors

Disabled American Veterans, The Stanly County Chapter 12 Honor Guard

Pledge of Allegiance

3rd Grade Class, W.R. O'Dell Elementary School

Concord, North Carolina

National Anthem

Amber Riley

Singer/songwriter and 'Glee' actress

Remarks

Stephen J. Kerrigan

Chief Executive Officer of the Democratic National Convention Committee

Welcome Video
Presentation of Credentials Committee Report from Co-Chairs

Bishop Vashti McKenzie

First woman elected as bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

The Honorable Julian Castro

Mayor of San Antonio, Texas

Presentation of Rules Committee Report from Co-Chairs

The Honorable Kamala D. Harris

State Attorney General of California

The Honorable Martin O'Malley

Governor of Maryland

Appointment of Convention Officers

Gaveling-in of Permanent Chair
The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa

Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee
Mayor of Los Angeles, California

Remarks

The Honorable Steny Hoyer

Parliamentarian of the 2012 Democratic National Committee Convention
Democratic Whip and Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland

Andrew Tobias

Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee

Alice Germond

Secretary of the Democratic National Committee

Roll Call for Attendance

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (LOCAL)

Platform Committee Remarks

The Honorable Barbara Lee

Member of the US House of Representatives, California

Lieutenant General Claudia Kennedy (Retired)

First woman to reach rank of three-star general in the US Army

Platform Video and Remarks

The Honorable Cory A. Booker

Mayor of Newark, New Jersey

Remarks

The Honorable Bev Perdue

Governor of North Carolina

American Hero Video: Education

American Voices Remarks

Ryan Case

Remarks

Mary Kay Henry

International President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Remarks from Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

The Honorable Charles Gonzalez

Member of the US House of Representatives, Texas
Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

The Honorable Nydia M. Velazquez

Member of the US House of Representatives, New York

Remarks

The Honorable Pat Quinn

Governor of Illinois

Remarks

Doug Stern

Cincinnati, Ohio Firefighter

Remarks

The Honorable Tim Kaine

Candidate for the US Senate, Virginia
Former Governor of Virginia
Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (LOCAL
Remarks
The Honorable Anthony R. Foxx

Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina

The Honorable Harry Reid

Democratic Majority Leader and Member of the US Senate, Nevada

An Economy Built to Last Video: Education

Women of the US House of Representatives

Jimmy Carter Video

Remarks

The Honorable Ken Salazar

Kennedy Family Tribute Video

Remarks
Joe Kennedy III

Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Massachusetts

Live Performance

Ledisi

Singer/songwriter

Remarks

The Honorable Robert Wexler

President of the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace
Former Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks
The Honorable R.T. Rybak

Mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Honorable Jared Polis

Member of the US House of Representatives, Colorado

Stronger Together Video: Reproductive Choice

American Voices Remarks

Maria Ciano

Remarks

Nancy Keenan

President of the National Abortion Rights Action League - Pro-Choice America (NARAL)

Progress for People Video: American Veterans

American Voices Remarks

Nate Davis
Remarks

The Honorable Tammy Duckworth

Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Illinois
Former Assistant Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs

The Honorable Lincoln Chafee

Governor of Rhode Island

The Honorable James E. Clyburn

Assistant Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, South Carolina

Progress for People Video: Health Care

American Voices Remarks

Stacey Lihn

Remarks

The Honorable Xavier Becerra

Democratic Caucus Vice Chair and Member of the US House of Representatives, California

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM (LOCAL)
The Honorable Ted Strickland
F

ormer Governor of Ohio

The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius

The Honorable Rahm Emanuel

Mayor of Chicago, Illinois
Former White House Chief of Staff

Remarks

Kal Penn

Actor/Producer
Former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement

Remarks

Craig Robinson and Maya Soetoro-ng

Brother of Mrs. Obama and Sister of President Obama

Stronger Together Video: Equal Pay

Remarks
Lilly Ledbetter

Women's equality leader and namesake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

The Honorable Deval Patrick

Governor of Massachusetts

10:00 PM – 11:00 PM (LOCAL)

The Honorable Martin O'Malley

Governor of Maryland

Introduction of Keynote Speaker Julian Castro
Joaquin Castro
Brother of Mayor Julian Castro
Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Texas

Keynote Address

The Honorable Julian Castro

Mayor of San Antonio, Texas

Michelle Obama Video and Remarks

Elaine Brye

Remarks

Michelle Obama

First Lady of the United States

Benediction

Jena Lee Nardella

Founder and Executive Director of Blood: Water Mission

Recess

 

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