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DNC Schedule: September 5 Speakers Include Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Warren

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The Democratic National Convention Committee has released the following schedule for Wednesday, September 5:

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 Dannel 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 Build 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

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