Day 2: Democratic National Convention Schedule

Day 2: Democratic National Convention

Day 2: Democratic National Convention Schedule

The 2012 Democratic National Convention will take place from Sept. 4 to Sept. 6 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Published September 5, 2012

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

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 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

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

(Photo: AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Written by BET-Staff

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