Wednesday podium schedule: Clinton, Villaraigosa highight speakers

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -  

The podium schedule for Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention features the Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio R. Villaraigosa who will take the stage at 10 p.m.

Former president Bill Clinton will also take to the podium at Time Warner Cable Arena after Villaraigosa.


5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL)

 

Call to Order
The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa

Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee
Mayor of Los Angeles, California

 Invocation
Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, 10th Episcopal District

First Woman Elected Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Presentation of Colors

Pledge of Allegiance

National Anthem
Branford Marsalis

Saxophonist, Composer, and, Bandleader

Remarks
The Honorable Luis V. Gutierrez

Member of the US House of Representatives, Illinois
The Honorable Diana DeGette

Member of the US House of Representatives, Colorado
The Honorable John A. Pérez

Speaker and Member of the California State Assembly
The Honorable Thomas M. Menino

Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
The Honorable Judy Chu

Member of the US House of Representatives, California
Steve Westly

Former State Controller and Chief Financial Officer of California

An Economy Built to Last Video: Small Business

Remarks
The Honorable John Larson

Democratic Caucus Chair and Member of the US House of Representatives, Connecticut
Ken Myers

Deputy Sheriff, Carroll County, Iowa


6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks
Richard Trumka

President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO)
The Honorable Steve Israel

Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Member of the US House of Representatives, New York
The Honorable Patty Murray                   

Chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Member of the US Senate, Washington
The Honorable Pedro R. Pierluisi

Chair of National Community Mobilization for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Non-Voting Member of the US House of Representatives, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico

An Economy Build to Last Video: Energy

Remarks

Tom Steyer

Co-Founder of Advanced Energy Economy
The Honorable Charles E. Schumer

Member of the US Senate, New York

Remarks from Members of the Congressional Black Caucus
The Honorable Karen Bass

Member of the US House of Representatives, California
The Honorable Al Green

Member of the US House of Representatives, Texas
The Honorable Emanuel Cleaver, II

Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and Member of the US House of Representatives, Missouri

Remarks
The Honorable Dannel Malloy

Governor of Connecticut

 
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (LOCAL)

 
Remarks

Denise Juneau

Superintendent of the Montana Office of Public Instruction
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi

Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, California
The Honorable Tom Vilsack

Women of the US Senate

Remarks
The Honorable Barbara Mikulski

Member of the US Senate, Maryland
The Honorable Arne Duncan

Progress for People Video: Education

American Voices Remarks
Johanny Adames

Remarks
The Honorable Jim Hunt

Former and Longest-Serving Governor of North Carolina

Remarks and Video Presentation in Memoriam
Presented by Harvey B. Gantt

Former Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina

Live Performance
Jessica Sanchez

Singer/Songwriter

 
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)

 
Stronger Together Video: Women’s Health

American Voices Remarks

Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Bruce

Remarks
Cecile Richards

President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America
The Honorable Steny Hoyer

Parliamentarian of the 2012 Democratic National Committee Convention
Democratic Whip and Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland
The Honorable Barney Frank

Honorary Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee GLBT Council
Member of the US House of Representatives, Massachusetts

American Heroes Video: Veterans

American Voices Remarks

Ed Meagher

Remarks
The Honorable General Eric Shinseki
The Honorable Michael Nutter

Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Honorable John Hickenlooper

Governor of Colorado
Sister Simone Campbell

Executive Director of Roman Catholic Social Justice Organization, NETWORK
The Honorable Jack Markell

Governor of Delaware


9:00 PM – 10:00 PM (LOCAL)

 
Remarks

The Honorable Karen Mills

Progress for People Video: Small Business

American Voices Remarks
Bill Butcher

Remarks
The Honorable Kamala D. Harris

Attorney General of California

Stronger Together Video: Immigration

Remarks       
Benita Veliz

DREAM Act Activist
Cristina Saralegui

Journalist, Actress, and Talk Show Host
Sandra Fluke

Attorney and Women's Rights Activist
Austin Ligon

Co-Founder and Former CEO of CarMax, Inc.

An Economy Build to Last Video: Auto-Industry

American Voices Remarks

Karen Eusanio

Remarks
Bob King

President of the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW)
Randy Johnson, Cindy Hewitt, and David Foster

Former Employees at companies controlled by Romney’s Bain Capital
The Honorable Chris Van Hollen
Former Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland

 
10:00 PM – 11:00 PM (LOCAL)

 
Remarks

Jim Sinegal

Co-Founder and Former CEO of Costco
Elizabeth Warren

Candidate for US Senate, Massachusetts

Nomination Process Set-Up

Remarks
The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa

Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee
Mayor of Los Angeles, California

President Bill Clinton
42nd President of the United States

 
Closing Segment

 
Roll Call Vote

Alice Germond

Secretary of the Democratic National Committee

Benediction

Rabbi David Wolpe
Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, California

Retire Colors

Recess