Monday, December 22, 2014
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"SECURING AMERICA'S FUTURE"
Time shown as local – Denver, Colorado MST

Hour # 1   3:00 PM – 5:00 PM (LOCAL)
Call to Order
The Honorable Leticia Van de Putte
State Senator from Texas
Co-Chair, Democratic National Convention

Invocation
Archbishop Demetrios
Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America

Presentation of Colors

Colorado Chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Franz Wedeman, Thomas Chesner, David Shuker, John Harrington

Pledge of Allegiance

Paul Bucha
Ridgefield, Connecticut recipient of the Medal of Honor for distinguished service as a commanding officer in Vietnam

National Anthem

Robert Moore
Distinguished singer from South Dakota and elected council member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Presidential Nomination Process

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the US House of Representatives
Permanent Chair, Democratic National Convention

Nominating speech on behalf of Senator Hillary Clinton

Seconding speeches on behalf of Senator Hillary Clinton (2)

Nominating speech on behalf of Senator Barack Obama

Seconding speeches on behalf of Senator Barack Obama (3)

 
Call for Roll Call Vote
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the US House of Representatives
Permanent Chair, Democratic National Convention

Roll Call Vote
Alice Travis Germond
Secretary of the Democratic  National Committee

Remarks
The Honorable Charles Schumer
US Senator, New York
Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

The Honorable Tom Udall
Member of the US House of Representatives, New Mexico

The Honorable Jean Shaheen

Former Governor of New Hampshire
Candidate for US Senate

Jeff Merkley 

Candidate for US Senate from the State of Oregon

Tom Allen

Candidate for the US Senate from the State of Maine

Hour # 4   5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks
The Honorable Richard M. Daley
Mayor of Chicago, Illinois

The Honorable Robert Wexler

Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida

Video - The Course of Our Nation

Brittany Washington 
A student at Howard University in Washington, DC from Los Angeles, California

Women of the US House of Representatives

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the US House of Representatives
Permanent Chair, Democratic National Convention
The Honorable Rosa DeLauro
Member of the US House of Representatives, Connecticut
The Honorable Nita Lowey
Member of the US House of Representatives, New York
The Honorable Hilda Solis
Member of the US House of Representatives, California
The Honorable Louise Slaughter
Member of the US House of Representatives, New York
The Honorable Maxine Waters
Member of the US House of Representatives, California
The Honorable Kathy Castor
Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida
The Honorable Lois Capps
Member of the US House of Representatives, California

Remarks
The Honorable Elijah Cummings
Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland

Mark Docherty

Veteran and a firefighter from Sterling Heights, Michigan

The Honorable James Clyburn

Member of the US House of Representatives, South Carolina

The Honorable Manuel Diaz
Mayor of Miami, Florida

The Honorable Jay Rockefeller

US Senator, West Virginia

Live Performance

Melissa Etheridge accompanied by Phillip Sayce (guitar)
Award-winning singer/songwriter

Video - First Time Delegates: Renewing America's Promise


Remarks
The Honorable Harry Reid
US Senator, Nevada
Senate Majority Leader

CSM Michele S. Jones, US Army (Ret.)
First female command sergeant major of the US Army

The Honorable Patrick Murphy

Member of the US House of Representatives, Pennsylvania
Joined by Iraq war veterans

The Honorable Madeleine Albright

Former Secretary of State

America’s  Town Hall - Economy

Moderator: The Honorable Joe Sestak
Member of the US House of Representatives, Pennsylvania
Panelists: Kathy Roth-Douquet, CSM John Estrada, Collin McMahon,
Representative Ellen Tauscher/California


Remarks
The Honorable Evan Bayh

US Senator, Indiana

Xiomara Rodriguez

Nevada delegate and retired member of the US Coast Guard

The Honorable Jack Reed

US Senator, Rhode Island

The Honorable Tom Daschle

Former US Senator and Senate Minority Leader, South Dakota

Hour # 5   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks
The Honorable Bill Clinton

Former President of the United States

Beth Robinson

Stay-at-home mom from Hampton Roads, Virginia

The Honorable John Kerry

US Senator, Massachusetts

Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy, US Army (Ret.)

First woman to achieve the rank of three star general in the US Army

The Honorable Bill Richardson

Governor of New Mexico

Video – Changing The Course of Our Nation

John Melvin
Iraq war veteran from DeWitt, Iowa

Veterans Video and Remarks

The Honorable Chet Edwards
Member of the US House of Representatives, Texas

Hour # 6   8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)
Remarks
Tammy Duckworth
Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs
Helicopter pilot and wounded Iraq war veteran

Vice Presidential Nomination

Remarks and nominating speech
Seconding speech

Vice Presidential Nominee

The Honorable Senator Joe Biden
US Senator, Delaware

Benediction
Sister Catherine Pinkerton
Congregation of St. Joseph’s in Cleveland, Ohio

Recess
The Honorable Leticia Van de Putte
State Senator from Texas

 

Category: Politics




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