Convention Central: DemList Weekly Round Up!

Our DemList Weekly Convention Round Up on information, events, logistics and happenings at the Democratic Convention.

Speakers Announced: Released today! The headline speakers & themes for each day.

Convention Speakers

DateGavel TimeThemeSpeakers
Monday, July 25th3:00pm ETUnited TogetherFirst Lady Michelle Obama, Senator Bernie Sanders and DREAMer Astrid Silva
Tuesday, July 26th4:00pm ETA Lifetime of Fighting for Children and FamiliesPresident Bill Clinton and Mothers of the Movement
Wednesday, July 27th4:30pm ETWorking TogetherPresident Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden
Thursday, July 28th4:30pm ETStronger TogetherHillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton

 

Sanders Endorsement: Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton at a rally of thousands in Portsmouth, New Hampshire Thursday. See DemDaily: The Endorsement

VeepStakes
Democrats: HRC appears poised to tap Senator Tim Kaine (VA) as her running mate. The two campaigned together Thursday in Annandale, Virginia. An announcement is expected next week. Kaine is a former Lieutenant Governor (2002-2006) and Governor of Virginia (2006-2010), as well as Chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2009-2011.

Republicans: Donald Trump tweeted the widely-expected VP pick of conservative Indiana Governor Mike Pence this morning. Pence, who served in Congress from 2001-2013, is a long time supporter of the Tea Party movement.

The Republican National Convention will take place next week, July 21 - July 24th at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Platform
The Platform Committee approved the final Proposed Platform for ratification at the Democratic National Convention. See DemDaily: Common Ground. Read The Draft!

 

Schedule & Events
DemList Convention Calendar for a full calendar of Convention events (over 160 posted!)
Sign Up for Daily Convention Alerts:  More announcements coming!

 

Security & Transportation
Public Transportation: Secret Service Map of Road Closings

 

Volunteer?
For opportunities, and to add your name to the wait list go to: PHLDNC Volunteers

 

Resource Links
Vendor Directory: Local businesses and services, sortable by ownership classification!
#DNCDeals: See #DNCDeals on Twitter for great deals from DNC convention vendors and merchants.

 

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