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Democratic Convention Calendar


Below are some of the major speakers to the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado, Aug. 25-28.

Monday

Headline Prime-Time Speaker: Michelle Obama

Other Speakers: House Speaker House Nancy Pelosi; Sen. Claire McCaskill (Mo.); Barack Obama's sister Maya Soetero-Ng; Craig Robinson, Michelle Obama's brother; Jerry Kellman, mentor and long-time friend of Barack Obama; Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (Ill.); former Rep. Lee Hamilton (Ind.); Tom Balanoff, President of Illinois SEIU; Nancy Keenan, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America; NEA President Reg Weaver; AFT President Randi Weingarten; Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan; State Comptroller Dan Hynes; Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulis; Chicago City Clerk Miguel del Valle; Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper.


Tuesday

Headline Prime-Time Speaker: Sen. Hillary Clinton

Keynote Address: Former Va. Governor Mark Warner

Other Speakers: Pay Equity pioneer Lilly Ledbetterc; Gov. Brian Schweitzer (Mont.); Gov. Deval Patrick (Mass.); Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (Kan.); Gov. Janet Napolitano (Ariz.); Gov. Joe Manchin (W.Va.); Gov. Jim Doyle (Wis.); Gov. Ed Rendell (Pa.); Gov. Ted Strickland (Ohio); Gov. David Paterson (N.Y.); Gov. Chet Culver (Iowa); Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. (Pa.); Sen. Patrick Leahy (Vt.); former Secretary of Energy and Transportation Federico Peña; House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer; House Democratic Caucus Chair Rahm Emanuel; Representative Xavier Becerra (Calif.); Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Chris Van Hollen; Rep. Nydia Velazquez (N.Y); Rep. Linda Sanchez (Calif.); Rep. Tammy Baldwin (Wis.); Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D.C.); Rep. Mike Honda (Calif.); California Controller John Chiang; Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards; Change To Win's Anna Burger; AFL-CIO President John Sweeney.


Wednesday

Headline Prime-Time Speaker: VP Nominee Sen. Joe Biden

Other Speakers: Former President Bill Clinton; former Sen. Tom Daschle (S.D.); Gov. Bill Richardson (N.M); Sen. Evan Bayh (Ind.), Sen. John Kerry (Mass.); Sen. Jay Rockefeller (W.Va.); Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Sen. Ken Salazar (Colo.); House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn; Rep. Robert Wexler (Fla.); Chicago Mayor Richard Daley; Rep. Patrick Murphy (Pa.); Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth.


Thursday

Convention Moves To INVESCO Field At Mile High

Headline Prime-Time Speaker: Presidential Nominee Sen. Barack Obama

Other Speakers: Gov. Bill Ritter, Jr. (Colo.); Gov. Tim Kaine (Va.); Sen. Dick Durbin (Ill.); Sen. Ken Salazar (Colo.); Former Vice President Al Gore