Democratic National Convention schedule of events, speakers Tuesday

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 4 2012 12:58 p.m. MDT

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, left, who will be the convention keynote speaker, and his twin brother, State Representative Joaquin Castro, who is running for U.S. Congress, are interviewed at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Sept. 3, 2012.

Charles Dharapak, Associated Press

3 p.m.-4 p.m. MDT (approx.)

Call to Order: The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida

Invocation: His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas, Bishop of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Detroit

Presentation of Colors: Disabled American Veterans, The Stanly County Chapter 12 Honor Guard

Pledge of Allegiance: 3rd Grade Class, W.R. O'Dell Elementary School, Concord, N.C.

National Anthem: Amber Riley, Singer/songwriter and 'Glee' actress

Remarks: Stephen J. Kerrigan, Chief Executive Officer of the Democratic National Convention Committee

Welcome Video

Presentation of Credentials Committee Report from Co-Chairs: Bishop Vashti McKenzie, first woman elected as bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church; The Honorable Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, Texas

Presentation of Rules Committee Report from Co-Chairs: The Honorable Kamala D. Harris, State Attorney General of California; The Honorable Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland

Appointment of Convention Officers

Gaveling-in of Permanent Chair: The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee, Mayor of Los Angeles, California

Remarks: The Honorable Steny Hoyer, Parliamentarian of the 2012 Democratic National Committee Convention, Democratic Whip and Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland; Andrew Tobias, Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee; Alice Germond, Secretary of the Democratic National Committee

4 p.m.-5 p.m. MDT

Roll Call for Attendance

Platform Committee Remarks: The Honorable Barbara Lee, Member of the US House of Representatives, California; Lieutenant General Claudia Kennedy (Retired), first woman to reach rank of three-star general in the US Army

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

Remarks: The Honorable Bev Perdue, Governor of North Carolina

American Hero Video: Education

American Voices Remarks: Ryan Case

Remarks: Mary Kay Henry, International President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Remarks from Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus: The Honorable Charles Gonzalez, Member of the US House of Representatives, Texas, Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus; The Honorable Nydia M. Velazquez, Member of the US House of Representatives, New York

Remarks: The Honorable Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois

Remarks: Doug Stern, Cincinnati, Ohio Firefighter

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

5 p.m.-6 p.m. MDT

Remarks: The Honorable Anthony R. Foxx, Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina; The Honorable Harry Reid, Democratic Majority Leader and Member of the US Senate, Nevada

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