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Convention Daybook: Spotlight on Michelle Obama — Brought to you by CIT

Welcome to National Journal’s Convention Daybook, which provides a floor schedule and a list of major events at the Democratic National Convention each day.


Welcome to the first day of the Democratic National Convention, where first lady Michelle Obama and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will give tonight’s major speeches in the Time Warner Cable Arena. The convention promises a full lineup of speakers, from all over the country. Here are the highlights:

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Steny Hoyer, Maryland Representative

6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Bev Perdue, North Carolina Governor
Charles Gonzalez, Texas Representative
Nydia Velazquez, New York Representative
Pat Quinn, Illinois Governor
Tim Kaine, Virginia Senate candidate

7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Anthony Foxx, Charlotte Mayor
Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader
Jimmy Carter, former U.S. President (video)
Joe Kennedy III, Massachusetts House candidate

8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Jared Polis, Colorado Representative
Tammy Duckworth, Illinois House candidate
Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island Governor
James Clyburn, South Carolina Representative
Xavier Becerra, California Representative

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Mayor
Deval Patrick, Massachusetts Governor

10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Martin O'Malley, Maryland Governor
Julian Castro, San Antonio Mayor
Michelle Obama, first lady

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