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DNC Agenda - September 5

POSTED: September 05, 2012, 12:00 am

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5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL)

Call to Order

The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa
Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee
Mayor of Los Angeles, California

Invocation

Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, 10th Episcopal District
First Woman Elected Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Presentation of Colors

Pledge of Allegiance

National Anthem

Branford Marsalis
Saxophonist, Composer, and, Bandleader

Remarks

The Honorable Luis V. Gutierrez
Member of the US House of Representatives, Illinois

The Honorable Diana DeGette
Member of the US House of Representatives, Colorado

The Honorable John A. Pérez
Speaker and Member of the California State Assembly

The Honorable Thomas M. Menino

Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts

The Honorable Judy Chu

Member of the US House of Representatives, California

Steve Westly

Former State Controller and Chief Financial Officer of California


An Economy Built to Last Video: Small Business

Remarks

The Honorable John Larson
Democratic Caucus Chair and Member of the US House of Representatives, Connecticut

Ken Myers
Deputy Sheriff, Carroll County, Iowa

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks

Richard Trumka

President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO)

The Honorable Steve Israel

Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Member of the US House of Representatives, New York

The Honorable Patty Murray

Chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Member of the US Senate, Washington

The Honorable Pedro R. Pierluisi
Chair of National Community Mobilization for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Non-Voting Member of the US House of Representatives, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico

An Economy Build to Last Video: Energy

Remarks

Tom Steyer
Co-Founder of Advanced Energy Economy

The Honorable Charles E. Schumer
Member of the US Senate, New York

Remarks from Members of the Congressional Black Caucus


The Honorable Karen Bass

Member of the US House of Representatives, California

The Honorable Al Green

Member of the US House of Representatives, Texas

The Honorable Emanuel Cleaver, II

Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and Member of the US House of Representatives, Missouri

Remarks

The Honorable Daniel Malloy
Governor of Connecticut

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks

Denise Juneau
Superintendent of the Montana Office of Public Instruction

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, California

The Honorable Tom Vilsack

Women of the US Senate

Remarks

The Honorable Barbara Mikulski
Member of the US Senate, Maryland

The Honorable Arne Duncan

Progress for People Video: Education

American Voices Remarks

Johanny Adames


Remarks

The Honorable Jim Hunt
Former and Longest-Serving Governor of North Carolina

Remarks and Video Presentation in Memoriam

Presented by Harvey B. Gantt
Former Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina

Live Performance

Jessica Sanchez
Singer/Songwriter

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)

Stronger Together Video: Women's Health

American Voices Remarks

Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Bruce

Remarks

Cecile Richards
President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America

The Honorable Steny Hoyer

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

The Honorable Barney Frank

Honorary Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee GLBT Council
Member of the US House of Representatives, Massachusetts

American Heroes Video: Veterans

American Voices Remarks

Ed Meagher


Remarks

The Honorable General Eric Shinseki

The Honorable Michael Nutter

Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Honorable John Hickenlooper

Governor of Colorado

Sister Simone Campbell

Executive Director of Roman Catholic Social Justice Organization, NETWORK

The Honorable Jack Markell
Governor of Delaware

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks

The Honorable Karen Mills

Progress for People Video: Small Business

American Voices Remarks

Bill Butcher


Remarks

The Honorable Kamala D. Harris

Attorney General of California

Stronger Together Video: Immigration

Remarks

Benita Veliz
DREAM Act Activist

Cristina Saralegui
Journalist, Actress, and Talk Show Host

Sandra Fluke
Attorney and Women's Rights Activist

Austin Ligon
Co-Founder and Former CEO of CarMax, Inc.
An Economy Built to Last Video: Auto-Industry

American Voices Remarks

Karen Eusanio


Remarks

Bob King
President of the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW)

Randy Johnson, Cindy Hewitt, and David Foster

Former Employees at companies controlled by Romney's Bain Capital

The Honorable Chris Van Hollen

Former Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland

10:00 PM – 11:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks

Jim Sinegal
Co-Founder and Former CEO of Costco

Elizabeth Warren

Candidate for US Senate, Massachusetts

Nomination Process Set-Up

Remarks

The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa
Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee
Mayor of Los Angeles, California

President Bill Clinton

42nd President of the United States

Closing Segment

Roll Call Vote

Alice Germond
Secretary of the Democratic National Committee

Benediction

Rabbi David Wolpe

Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, California

Retire Colors

Recess

We recommend PBS or C-SPAN for live coverage of the convention proceedings. The PBS coverage begins at 8 pm (ET) on the NewsHour. Check C-SPAN for its continuous coverage.

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