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DNC Day 1: Michelle's Big Moment - Chat Transcript
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Watch the live convention stream as First Lady Michelle Obama, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. See the complete day one schedule below and read the chat transcript!
Tuesday Night Schedule
— 7 p.m.
Remarks by Charlotte Mayor Anthony R. Foxx
Remarks by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Video: An Economy Built to Last: Education
Remarks by Women of the U.S House of Representatives
Video: Jimmy Carter
Remarks by Ken Salazar
Video: Kennedy Family Tribute
Remarks by Joe Kennedy III, Massachusets candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives
Remarks by former Florida Rep. Robert Wexler
— 8 p.m.
Remarks by Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak
Remarks by Colorado Rep. Jared Polis
Video: Reproductive Choice
Remarks by Nancy Keenan, President of the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL)
Video: American Veterans
Remarks by Tammy Duckworth, Illinois candidate for the U.S House of Representatives
Remarks by Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee
Remarks by South Carolina Rep. James E. Clyburn
Video: Health Care
Remarks by California Rep. Xavier Becerra
— 9 p.m.
Remarks by Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland
Remarks by Kathleen Sebelius
Remarks by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Remarks by actor Kal Penn
Remarks by Craig Robinson and Maya Soetoro-ng, brother of Mrs. Obama and sister of President Obama
Video: Equal Pay
Remarks by Lilly Ledbetter, Women’s equality leader and namesake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Remarks by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick
— 10 p.m.
Remarks by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley
Remarks by Joaquin Castro, brother of Mayor Julián Castro, Texas Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives
Keynote address by San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro
Video: Michelle Obama
Remarks by First Lady Michelle Obama
Benediction by Jena Lee Nardella, Founder and Executive Director of Blood: Water Mission