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Speakers For Tonight (July 25) At Democratic National Convention

July 25, 2016

There are as many reasons to turn into the Democratic Convention for what is happening off stage as well as who is appearing on stage.   The news cycles can not come fast enough.

First Lady Michelle Obama 

Sen. Bernie Sanders 

Astrid Silva

Pam Livengood
Pam and her family have been personally affected by the growing substance abuse epidemic and are guardians for their grandson because of their daughter’s struggle with addiction. Pam raised the issue with Hillary while participating at a roundtable during the first trip to New Hampshire.

Karla & Francisca Ortiz
Karla is an American citizen but her parents, including her mother, Francisca, are undocumented and live in fear of deportation. Karla met Hillary Clinton in Nevada and was featured in the campaign ad, “Brave.” 

Anastasia Somoza
Anastasia, along with her twin sister, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia when she was born and is an advocate for Americans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Anastasia interned for Hillary Clinton in her U.S. Senate office and on the 2000 campaign for senate. Anastasia first met President Bill Clinton in 1993 at a town-hall meeting for kids. 

Representative Keith Ellison, D-Minn.

National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia

Representative Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek

SEIU President Mary Kay Henry

Representative Joe Kennedy, D-Mass.

Chair of the Democratic Governors Association Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy

Building Trades President Sean McGarvey

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Ore.

Representative Linda Sanchez, D-Calif. 

AFSCME President Lee Saunders

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten

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