DNCC announces additional speakers for convention

DNCC announces additional speakers for convention

DNCC announces additional speakers for convention

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on August 20, 2012 at 6:05 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 20 at 9:55 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Democratic National Convention Committee today announced the following additional speakers for the 2012 Democratic National Convention:  

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper
Former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine
U.S. Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley 
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick
Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland
 
Previously announced speakers include President Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro who will be the first Latino keynote speaker at a Democratic National Convention.

The DNCC will unveil additional convention program details and speakers in the coming days. The first two days of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, Tuesday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 5, will be held at Time Warner Cable Arena.

President Obama will accept the Democratic nomination for President on Thursday, September 6 at Bank of America Stadium.

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