Election 2012

Your Tuesday Night Convention Highlights

Here are some notable events to watch for tonight. Full schedule here.

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (LOCAL)

Platform Video and Remarks
The Honorable Cory A. Booker
Mayor of Newark, New Jersey

The Honorable Bev Perdue
Governor of North Carolina

The Honorable Tim Kaine
Candidate for the US Senate, Virginia
Former Governor of Virginia
Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (LOCAL)

Women of the US House of Representatives

Jimmy Carter Video

The Honorable Ken Salazar

Kennedy Family Tribute Video
Joe Kennedy III
Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Massachusetts

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)

Stronger Together Video: Reproductive Choice

Nancy Keenan
President of the National Abortion Rights Action League – Pro-Choice America (NARAL)

The Honorable Tammy Duckworth
Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Illinois
Former Assistant Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs

The Honorable Lincoln Chafee
Governor of Rhode Island

The Honorable James E. Clyburn
Assistant Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, South Carolina

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM (LOCAL)

The Honorable Ted Strickland
Former Governor of Ohio

The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius

The Honorable Rahm Emanuel
Mayor of Chicago, Illinois
Former White House Chief of Staff

Kal Penn
Former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement

Craig Robinson and Maya Soetoro-ng
Brother of Mrs. Obama and Sister of President Obama

Stronger Together Video: Equal Pay
Lilly Ledbetter
Women’s equality leader and namesake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

The Honorable Deval Patrick
Governor of Massachusetts

10:00 PM – 11:00 PM (LOCAL)

The Honorable Martin O’Malley
Governor of Maryland

Introduction of Keynote Speaker Julián Castro
Joaquin Castro
Brother of Mayor Julián Castro
Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Texas

Keynote Address
The Honorable Julián Castro
Mayor of San Antonio, Texas

Michelle Obama Video and Remarks
Elaine Brye

Michelle Obama
First Lady of the United States

As usual, I'll be live-tweeting the proceedings later in the day.

  • http://www.politicalruminations.com/ nicole

    You can stream the convention live here: http://www.barackobama.com/convention

  • LK3

    Gee, Chuck Todd, you want to talk about diversity?
    Looking forward to tonight. Thank you for this.

    • Victor_the_Crab

      Todd’s response? DERP, DERP, DERP, DERP, DERP, DERP, DERP…