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DNC Agenda - September 4

POSTED: September 04, 2012, 12:00 am

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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
Former 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



Source: Democratic National Convention Committee


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