DNC Podium Schedule 09/05/12

September 5, 2012 10:48 am
2012 Democratic National Convention Podium Schedule
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
“Americans Coming Together”
Time shown as local – Charlotte, North Carolina, EDT
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
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 PM – 7:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
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 PM – 8:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
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 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)
 
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 PM – 10:00 PM (LOCAL)
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 PM – 11:00 PM (LOCAL)
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

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