Convention Central: Wednesday’s Lineup!

July 27, 2016
Tonight's Convention Schedule and LineUp!
Working Together
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Call to Order: Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (Ohio)

Invocation: Reverend William Byron

Photo by Andrew Desiderio, Daily Beast

 
Pledge of Allegiance: Monroe Handy
National Anthem: Sebastien De La Cruz
 
Vice Presidential Nomination
Remarks: Daniel Driffin, HIV/AIDS Activist from Georgia
Remarks: Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress Action Fund
Remarks: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX)
Remarks: Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM)
Remarks: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC)
Remarks: Congressman Adam Schiff (California)
Remarks: Congresswoman Maxine Waters (California)
Remarks: President of NARAL Ilyse Hogue
Remarks: Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum
Remarks: Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
Chair, Congresswoman Judy Chu (California)
Remarks: Brooks Bell, young female tech entrepreneur (NC)
Remarks: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio
In Memoriam: Introduced by Convention ChairCongresswoman Marcia Fudge (Ohio)
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Remarks: DCCC Chair, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (NM)
Our America Musical Performance
 
Remarks: Civil Rights Leader Reverend Jesse Jackson
Remarks: Actress Star Jones
Remarks: Flint, Michigan Mayor Karen Weaver
Remarks: Congressional Black Caucus Chair, Congressman GK Butterfield (NC)
Remarks: President of EMILY's List Stephanie Schriock
Remarks: Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (NV)
Remarks: California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom
Remarks: Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ)
Remarks: Jamie Dorff: Jamie's husband, Patrick Dorff, was an Army helicopter pilot from Minnesota who died while on a search and rescue mission in northern Iraq. As a Senator, Hillary worked with Republicans and Democrats to increase the gratuity paid to family members of fallen veterans from $12,000 to $100,000.
Remarks: Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan
Remarks: Former Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley
 
Introduction of Film
Remarks: Actress Sigourney Weaver
Remarks: California Governor Jerry Brown
Remarks: Director Lee Daniels
Remarks: Christine Leinonen, Brandon Wolf and Jose Arraigada. Christine is the mother of Christopher "Drew" Leinonen, who was killed in the Pulse nightclub attack in Orlando. Brandon and Jose are survivors.
Remarks: US Senator Chris Murphy (CT)
Remarks: Erica Smegielski. Erica's mother Dawn was Principal of Sandy Hook Elementary and was killed while trying to protect her students. Erica has since become an outspoken advocate for commonsense gun violence prevention measures.
Remarks: Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey
Remarks: Actress Angela Bassett
Remarks: Felicia Sanders & Polly Sheppard. Felicia and Polly are two of the three survivors of the Mother Emanuel Church shooting in Charleston, SC.
Remarks: Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords & her husband, Mark Kelly
Musical Performance
Remarks: Rear Admiral John Hutson (Ret. USN)
Remarks: Kristen Kavanaugh. A graduate of the US Naval Academy and former Marine Corps Captain who deployed to Iraq. She co-founded the Military Acceptance Project, a social justice organization dedicated to promoting acceptance of marginalized populations within the military.
Remarks: Former Congressman and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta
Remarks: US Senator Sherrod Brown (Ohio)
 
Introduction of Speaker
Remarks: Dr. Jill Biden
Remarks: Vice President Joe Biden
Remarks: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed
Remarks: Michael Bloomberg

 
Musical Performance: Lenny Kravitz
 
10:00pm - 11:00pm
Remarks: Tim Kaine, Nominee for Vice President
Introduction of Film: Sharon Belkofer. Sharon is mother of fallen Lt. Col. Thomas Belkofer who was killed by a suicide bomber in a convoy carrying Belkofer and three other high-ranking officers in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Remarks: President Barack Obama
Benediction: Reverend Gabriel Salguero
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