Wednesday Democratic Convention Schedule


The Honorable Joseph Hoeffel

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania

Candidate for the United States Senate, Pennsylvania

The Honorable Chaka Fattah

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania

The Honorable Frank Lautenberg

United States Senate, New Jersey

The Honorable Donna Christian-Christiansen

U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Virgin Islands

The Honorable Ike Skelton

U.S. House of Representatives, Missouri

The Honorable Charles Rangel

U.S. House of Representatives, New York

The Honorable Charles Schumer

United States Senate, New York

The Honorable Ed Pastor

U.S. House of Representatives, Arizona

The Honorable Patrick Leahy

United States Senator, Vermont

Amy Klobachar

Hennepin County Attorney, Minnesota

Raul Yzaguirre

President and CEO, National Council of La Raza

The Honorable John Glenn

Former United States Senator, Ohio

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

President, Waterkeeper Alliance

Chief Prosecuting Attorney, Riverkeeper

The Honorable James Hahn

Mayor of Los Angeles, California

The Honorable Ciro Rodriguez

U.S. House of Representatives, Texas

The Honorable Tom Reilly

Attorney General, Massachusetts

The Honorable Angelo Kyle

President, National Association of Counties

Board of Commissioners, Lake County, Illinois

The Honorable Michael Flaherty

President of the Boston City Council, Massachusetts

The Honorable David Paterson

New York State Senate

Cheryl Jacques

President, Human Rights Campaign

Harold Schaitberger

President, International Association of Firefighters

Presidential Nomination Process

The Honorable Dianne Feinstein

United States Senate, California

The Honorable Michael Coleman

Mayor of Columbus, Ohio

Eimy Santiago

Graduate of YWCA YouthBuild Springfield

Springfield, Massachusetts


7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

7:00 pm

Ashley Bell

President, College Democrats of America

Gainesville, Georgia

Performance by Wyclef Jean

The Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr.

The Honorable Martin O'Malley

Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland

The Honorable Veronica Garcia

Secretary of Education, New Mexico

The Honorable Gregory Meeks

U.S. House of Representatives, New York

The Honorable Harry Reid

United States Senate, Nevada

The Honorable Dennis Kucinich

U.S. House of Representatives, Ohio

Gavel to Order

The Honorable Wellington Webb

Former Mayor of Denver, Colorado

National Anthem

Brian McKnight

The Honorable Elijah Cummings

U.S. House of Representatives, Maryland

Satellite feed from Denver, Colorado

Lt. Colonel Steve Brozak (ret.)

Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, New Jersey

The Reverend Al Sharpton

The Honorable Bob Graham

United States Senate, Florida

The Honorable Ed Rendell

Governor of Pennsylvania

Satellite feed from Manchester, New Hampshire

Performance by John Mellencamp

The Honorable Bill Richardson

Governor of New Mexico


9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

9:00 pm

Satellite feed from Detroit, Michigan

Premier Featured Speaker

The Honorable Jennifer Granholm

Governor of Michigan

Past Presidential Nominees

Lt. General Claudia Kennedy (ret.)

General John Shalikashvili (ret.)

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Catharine (Cate) Edwards

Daughter of Senator John Edwards

Elizabeth Edwards

Satellite feed from Robbins, North Carolina

John Edwards


Black Eyed Peas

Presidential Nomination Roll Call of the States


His Excellency Archbishop Demetrios

Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America

New York, New York