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Democratic National Convention schedule of events, speakers Tuesday

Published: Friday, July 31 2015 12:25 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) 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

President Barack Obama takes the stage as he is introduced during a campaign event at Norfolk State University, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in Norfolk, Va.  (Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Associated Press) President Barack Obama takes the stage as he is introduced during a campaign event at Norfolk State University, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in Norfolk, Va. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Associated Press)

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

First Lady Michelle Obama waves as she appears at the podium for a camera test on the stage at the Democratic National Convention inside Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012.  (Jae C. Hong, Associated Press) First Lady Michelle Obama waves as she appears at the podium for a camera test on the stage at the Democratic National Convention inside Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. (Jae C. Hong, Associated Press)

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

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) 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)

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

First Lady Michelle Obama waves as she appears on the stage for filming a campaign video at the Democratic National Convention inside Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012.  (Jae C. Hong, Associated Press) First Lady Michelle Obama waves as she appears on the stage for filming a campaign video at the Democratic National Convention inside Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. (Jae C. Hong, Associated Press)

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

An Economy Built to Last Video: Education, Women of the US House of Representatives

Jimmy Carter Video

Remarks: The Honorable Ken Salazar

Kennedy Family Tribute Video

Remarks: Joe Kennedy III, Candidate for the US House of Representatives, Massachusetts

Live Performance: Ledisi, Singer/songwriter

Remarks: The Honorable Robert Wexler, President of the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace, Former Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida

6 p.m.-7 p.m. MDT

Remarks: The Honorable R.T. Rybak, Mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota; The Honorable Jared Polis, Member of the US House of Representatives, Colorado

Stronger Together Video: Reproductive Choice

American Voices Remarks: Maria Ciano

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

Progress for People Video: American Veterans

American Voices Remarks: Nate Davis

Remarks: 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

Progress for People Video: Health Care

American Voices Remarks: Stacey Lihn

Remarks: The Honorable Xavier Becerra, Democratic Caucus Vice Chair and Member of the US House of Representatives, California

7 p.m.-8 p.m. MDT

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

Remarks: Kal Penn, Actor/Producer, Former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement

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

Stronger Together Video: Equal Pay

Remarks: Lilly Ledbetter, Women's equality leader and namesake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act; The Honorable Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts

8 p.m.-9 p.m. MDT

The Honorable Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland

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

Keynote Address: The Honorable Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, Texas

Michelle Obama Video and Remarks: Elaine Brye

Remarks: Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States

Benediction: Jena Lee Nardella, Founder and Executive Director of Blood: Water Mission

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