Tuesday convention podium schedule

Tuesday convention podium schedule

Tuesday convention podium schedule

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on September 4, 2012 at 12:05 AM

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 Julián 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. Velázquez
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 Julián Castro
Joaquin Castro

Brother of Mayor Julián Castro
Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Texas
  
Keynote Address
The Honorable Julián 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
 
Recess

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