Schedule of speakers for DNC


Wells Fargo ExteriorThe outside of the Well Fargo Center is seen before the Democratic National Convention, Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Democratic National Committee has released a list of speakers, but has not yet provided a specific schedule. Each daily session will being at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.


First lady Michelle Obama is set to speak Monday. That’s also when Sanders will give his speech — a closely watched moment for signs of whether his loyal supporters will line up behind Clinton, as he’s asked them to do. Elizabeth Warren, DREAMer Astrid Silva will also speak. 

Former President Bill Clinton, the candidate’s husband, is the speech to watch Tuesday.

Wednesday, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden come to Philadelphia. Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine will also speak. Kaine, who made his debut as Clinton’s running mate at a joint appearance Saturday, will give a speech introducing himself to the country.

On Thursday, the final night, Chelsea Clinton will introduce her mother for her speech accepting the Democratic nomination.

Other scheduled speakers are Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. On the eve of the convention, the organizing committee announced that the Rev. Jesse Jackson and retired Gen. John Allen will also speak.

Story by The Associated Press