Wednesday Convention podium schedule

Wednesday Convention podium schedule

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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 04: U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) gives a thumbs up on stage during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on September 5, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 5 at 5:03 PM

4:50 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
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
The Honorable Steve Israel
Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Member of the US House of Representatives, New York
 
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
Remarks
The Honorable Patty Murray   
                
Chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Member of the US Senate, Washington
 
An Economy Built 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
The Honorable Dannel Malloy
Governor of Connecticut
Richard Trumka
President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO)
 
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
Remarks
Denise Juneau

Superintendent of the Montana Office of Public Instruction
 
Video and Remarks
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi

Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, California
 
Remarks
The Honorable Tom Vilsack
 
Video: Women of the US Senate
 
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 in Memoriam
Harvey B. Gantt

Former Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina
 
Live Performance
Jessica Sanchez

Singer/Songwriter
 
Stronger Together Video: Women’s Health
 
American Voices Remarks
Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Bruce
 
Remarks
Cecile Richards

President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America
 
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
Remarks
The Honorable Steny Hoyer

Parliamentarian of the 2012 Democratic National Committee Convention
Democratic Whip and Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland
 
American Heroes Video: Veterans
 
American Voices Remarks
Ed Meagher
 
Remarks
The Honorable General Eric Shinseki
The Honorable John Hickenlooper

Governor of Colorado
 
Video: Americans Speak
 
Remarks
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
 
Bill Clinton Video
 
Remarks
Bill Clinton

42nd President of the United States
 
Closing Segment
 
Roll Call Vote
The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa

Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee
Mayor of Los Angeles, California
Alice Germond
Secretary of the Democratic National Committee
 
Benediction
Rabbi David Wolpe

Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, California
 
Retire Colors
 
Recess

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