Day 4: Speeches at the Democratic National Convention
July 28, 2016 11:59 pm07/28/2016 11:59pm
WASHINGTON — The headliners scheduled to speak on Day 4 of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia include the party’s presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, her daughter Chelsea Clinton and retired Gen. John Allen.
On the final day of the convention, Hillary Clinton will speak about her vision for our country — her belief that we are stronger together and that America is at its best when we work together to solve our problems.
(This is an excerpt of a bio taken from the White House’s website.) Hillary Rodham Clinton is the Democratic Party’s nominee for President of the United State. Clinton served as the First Lady of the United States to the 42nd President, Bill Clinton. She went on to become a U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Senator from New York. In the 2008 election, Clinton was a leading candidate for the Democratic Presidential nomination.
Khizr Khan Khizr Khan’s son, Humayun S.M. Khan was a University of Virginia graduate and enlisted in the U.S. Army. Khan was one of 14 American Muslims who died serving the United States in the ten years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Clinton spoke extensively about Kahn during a speech in Minneapolis.
Florent Groberg Retired U.S. Army Captain Florent “Flo” Groberg was awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation’s top award for valor in combat, by President Obama after serving in Afghanistan. Read more about Groberg here.
Former South Carolina State Representative Bakari Sellers
South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jamie Harrison
U.S. Representative Maxine Waters (California)
Chad Griffin President of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization.
U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (Louisiana)
Crisanta Duran, Colorado House Majority Leader
U.S. Representative Gwen Moore (Wisconsin)
Raumesh Akbari, Tennessee state representative
Ruben J. Kihuen, Nevada state senator
Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter
U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver (Missouri)
Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (New York) and LGBT rights activist Sarah McBride
U.S. Representative Joyce Beatty (Ohio)
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
U.S. Senate Candidate Katie McGinty (Pennsylvania)
U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth (Illinois)
U.S. Representative James Clyburn (South Carolina)
Marlon Marshall, Hillary for America director of states and political engagement
Lorella Praeli, Hillary for America Latino Vote director
U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro (Texas)
Andrew Cuomo, New York governor
U.S. Representative Tim Ryan (Ohio)
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper
Ted Danson & Mary Steenburgen
Henrietta is a home care worker Hillary met while campaigning in Michigan who is helping to lead the Fight for $15.
Dave Wills An 8th grade social studies teacher in Guilford County, NC and has over $35,000 in student debt.
Beth Mathias Beth works two jobs and her husband works the night shift at a factory in Ohio. Hillary met Beth at a roundtable in Marion.
Jensen Walcott and Jake Reed Jensen was fired from her job at a pizza restaurant in Bonner Springs, Kansas, for asking her boss why she was paid 25 cents less than her male co-worker and friend Jake. After Jensen and Jake’s story came to light, Hillary tweeted “Good for you, Jensen. Every woman deserves equal pay, no matter what her age. Keep up the hard work — and courage!”
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf
Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm
Doug Elmets, former Reagan administration official and Jennifer Pierotti Lim, Director of Health Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce & Co-Founder of Republican Women for Hillary
Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez
Jennifer Loudon, Wayne Walker, Wayne Owens, Barbara Owens Family members of fallen law enforcement officers