Convention programming will air from 9:00-11:00 PM Eastern. “Others who’ve been tapped for … [17] The first day will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina, before moving to Jacksonville, Florida, for the event's final three days.[18]. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. John Kasich, who delivered an appeal to his fellow Republicans to support Biden for president. Click on any of the links below to learn more about the 2016 Democratic National Convention: The Republican Party will hold its presidential nominating convention August 24-27, 2020. John Kasich. The power of 50+ voters in 2020 and what they mean to the future of the U.S. Democratic National Convention 2020: Speakers, Schedule and How to Watch This year's convention will be a virtual production since the COVID-19 pandemic led … The convention was originally scheduled to take place July 13-16, 2020, in Milwaukee. Her speech at the previous convention when she talked about her daughters was one of the highlights of the entire event. The reason is both lovely and surprising: Readers told us that they contribute both because they value explanation and because they value that other people can access it, too. He is expected to speak live from his home state of Delaware, though the campaign has not announced a venue. With more mail-in ballots, officials urge patience on election night, Americans and the right to vote: Why it's not easy for everyone, Why some mail-in ballots are rejected and how to make sure your vote counts. Get the latest breaking news delivered straight to your inbox. Attempts at unity and diversity – racial and ethnic, gender and ideological – are apparent in each night’s headliners. Organizers postponed the event in response to the coronavirus pandemic.. The Democratic National Convention kicks off Monday, August 17, and will feature four nights of speakers who will address supporters remotely from 9 to 11 p.m. Nightly keynote speeches will be given by Michelle Obama on Monday, Jill Biden on Tuesday and Barack Obama on Wednesday. The convention is an opportunity to show the American people what we stand for as a party and unite around our shared values. She is likely to lecture Democrats on what Biden is up against when he debates the president and the importance of the country electing their first female vice president., — Greg Angel (@NewsGuyGreg) August 11, 2020, From AOC to Michelle Obama, Here's the Lineup of Speakers at the 2020 Democratic National Convention. The Democratic National Convention Committee on Tuesday announced its speaker line-up for next week's convention, unveiling a list that includes both Barack and Michelle Obama, Jill … [1] The convention was originally scheduled to take place July 13-16, 2020. FL. The Democrats said last week that all invited speakers will appear remotely from their home states, and Biden will deliver his acceptance speech from his home state of Delaware instead of in Milwaukee. After four days of hearing nothing but praise for him, the former vice president will continue to face an onslaught of attacks from Trump’s campaign which will only intensify as the two approach the presidential debates. Biden also has not named a keynote speaker, who will be featured Tuesday, the same night Biden will be formally nominated by a pre-recorded roll call vote of the 57 state and territorial delegations. Barack and Michelle Obama at a 2017 Obama Foundation event. Fadel Allassan. Most of the convention… Biden must hope the broad coalition that he has built, which stretches from Kasich to Sanders in terms of ideology, is strong enough to motivate some to vote against the incumbent and others to have faith they will be listened to by the next administration. Gretchen Whitmer also will be featured that night, though Whitmer would move to Wednesday if Biden selected her as his running mate. [10], This section lists the schedule for the convention program from August 17-20, 2020, at the Democratic National Convention. She currently has a slot on the final night of the convention. FILE - In this July 24, 2016, file photo, workers prepare for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. This has prompted many to believe that she will not be chosen, but Democratic insiders have confirmed that order of speakers can still be rearranged. In its first three nights, the DNC lineup featured big Democratic names including former first lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Sens. A detailed but incomplete list of speakers … Janet Shamlian reports. Republicans have also had to make adjustments as their convention was moved from Charlotte, NC to Jacksonville. [3] Organizers postponed the event in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Monday, the convention also featured former Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov.