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Thousands of delegates will fill the Pepsi Center in Denver Tuesday for the third day of the Democratic National Convention.
updated 8/27/2008 8:02:36 AM ET 2008-08-27T12:02:36

The following is the schedule for the Democratic Convention, as published by the Democratic National Committee.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008
7:00 pm -10:00 pm MT

Thursday, August 28, 2008

The Democratic National Convention tentative schedule for Wednesday, August 27.

Wednesday, August 27: Renewing America’s Promise
Hour # 1   3:00 PM – 5:00 PM (LOCAL)

Call to Order
The Honorable Leticia Van de Putte
State Senator from Texas
Co-Chair, Democratic National Convention

Invocation
Archbishop Demetrios
Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America

Presentation of Colors

Colorado Chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Franz Wedeman, Thomas Chesner, David Shuker, John Harrington

Pledge of Allegiance
Paul Bucha
Ridgefield, Connecticut recipient of the Medal of Honor for distinguished service as a commanding officer in Vietnam

National Anthem
Robert Moore
Distinguished singer from South Dakota and elected council member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Presidential Nomination Process
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the US House of Representatives
Permanent Chair, Democratic National Convention

Nominating speech on behalf of Senator Hillary Clinton

Seconding speeches on behalf of Senator Hillary Clinton (2)

Nominating speech on behalf of Senator Barack Obama

Seconding speeches on behalf of Senator Barack Obama (3)

Call for Roll Call Vote
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi

Speaker of the US House of Representatives
Permanent Chair, Democratic National Convention

Roll Call Vote
Alice Travis Germond

Secretary of the Democratic  National Committee

Remarks
The Honorable Charles Schumer

US Senator, New York
Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

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The Honorable Tom Udall
Member of the US House of Representatives, New Mexico

The Honorable Jean Shaheen
Former Governor of New Hampshire
Candidate for US Senate

Jeff Merkley  
Candidate for US Senate from the State of Oregon

Tom Allen
Candidate for the US Senate from the State of Maine

Hour # 4   5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks
The Honorable Richard M. Daley

Mayor of Chicago, Illinois

The Honorable Robert Wexler
Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida

Video - The Course of Our Nation
Brittany Washington

A student at Howard University in Washington, DC from Los Angeles, California

Women of the US House of Representatives
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi

Speaker of the US House of Representatives
Permanent Chair, Democratic National Convention
The Honorable Rosa DeLauro
Member of the US House of Representatives, Connecticut
The Honorable Nita Lowey
Member of the US House of Representatives, New York
The Honorable Hilda Solis
Member of the US House of Representatives, California
The Honorable Louise Slaughter
Member of the US House of Representatives, New York
The Honorable Maxine Waters
Member of the US House of Representatives, California
The Honorable Kathy Castor
Member of the US House of Representatives, Florida
The Honorable Lois Capps
Member of the US House of Representatives, California

Remarks
The Honorable Elijah Cummings

Member of the US House of Representatives, Maryland

Mark Docherty
Veteran and a firefighter from Sterling Heights, Michigan

The Honorable James Clyburn
Member of the US House of Representatives, South Carolina

The Honorable Manuel Diaz
Mayor of Miami, Florida

The Honorable Jay Rockefeller
US Senator, West Virginia

Live Performance

Melissa Etheridge accompanied by Phillip Sayce (guitar)

Award-winning singer/songwriter

Video - First Time Delegates: Renewing America's Promise

Remarks
The Honorable Harry Reid

US Senator, Nevada
Senate Majority Leader

CSM Michele S. Jones, US Army (Ret.)
First female command sergeant major of the US Army

The Honorable Patrick Murphy
Member of the US House of Representatives, Pennsylvania
Joined by Iraq war veterans

The Honorable Madeleine Albright
Former Secretary of State

America’s  Town Hall - Economy
Moderator: The Honorable Joe Sestak
Member of the US House of Representatives, Pennsylvania
Panelists: Kathy Roth-Douquet, CSM John Estrada, Collin McMahon,
Representative Ellen Tauscher/California

Remarks
The Honorable Evan Bayh

US Senator, Indiana

Xiomara Rodriguez
Nevada delegate and retired member of the US Coast Guard

The Honorable Jack Reed
US Senator, Rhode Island

The Honorable Tom Daschle
Former US Senator and Senate Minority Leader, South Dakota

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:00 pm -7:00 pm MT
Thursday, August 28, 2008

The Democratic National Convention tentative schedule for Wednesday, August 27.

Hour # 5   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks
The Honorable Bill Clinton

Former President of the United States

Beth Robinson
Stay-at-home mom from Hampton Roads, Virginia

The Honorable John Kerry
US Senator, Massachusetts

Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy, US Army (Ret.)

First woman to achieve the rank of three star general in the US Army

The Honorable Bill Richardson
Governor of New Mexico

Video – Changing The Course of Our Nation
John Melvin

Iraq war veteran from DeWitt, Iowa

Veterans Video and Remarks
The Honorable Chet Edwards

Member of the US House of Representatives, Texas

Hour # 6   8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (LOCAL)

Remarks
Tammy Duckworth

Director of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs
Helicopter pilot and wounded Iraq war veteran

Vice Presidential Nomination
Remarks and nominating speech

Seconding speech

Vice Presidential Nominee
The Honorable Senator Joe Biden

US Senator, Delaware

Benediction
Sister Catherine Pinkerton

Congregation of St. Joseph’s in Cleveland, Ohio

Recess
The Honorable Leticia Van de Putte

State Senator from Texas
Co-Chair, Democratic National Convention

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:00 pm -7:00 pm MT
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:00 pm -10:00 pm MT

The Democratic National Convention tentative schedule for Thursday, August 28.

Thursday, August 28: Change You Can Believe In
On Thursday night, the DNCC will throw open the doors of the Convention and move to INVESCO Field at Mile High so that more Americans can be a part of the fourth night of the Convention as Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination.

Obama will communicate the urgency of the moment, highlight the struggles Americans are facing and call on Americans to come together to change the course of our nation.

Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr.  will address the Convention on Thursday night.

Additional details of the program to precede Barack Obama’s acceptance speech will be announced later this week.

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