Speakers For Tonight (July 25) At Democratic National Convention
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
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, 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