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.
|Monday, July 25th
|First Lady Michelle Obama, Senator Bernie Sanders and DREAMer Astrid Silva
|Tuesday, July 26th
|A Lifetime of Fighting for Children and Families
|President Bill Clinton and Mothers of the Movement
|Wednesday, July 27th
|President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden
|Thursday, July 28th
|Hillary 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
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.
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