Monday’s Democratic National Convention schedule

Monday, Aug. 25: ONE NATION

Session begins at 3 p.m. Mountain Time, which is 2 p.m. Pacific and 5 p.m. Eastern.

3 p.m - 7 p.m.

Call to OrderThe Honorable Howard DeanChair, Democratic National CommitteeFormer Governor of Vermont

InvocationThe Honorable Polly Baca – Greeley, ColoradoFormer Colorado State Senator President & CEO Latin American Research & Service Agency

Presentation of ColorsNavajo Code Talkers AssociationKeith Little, Frank Willeto, Bill Toledo, Jimmy Begay

Pledge of AllegianceAngela Morgan – Alexandria, VirginiaServed 9 years in the Marines and now runs a leadership development small business

National AnthemColorado Children’s ChoraleGroup over 30-years old – Tad Koriath (piano)Local children (7-14) performing throughout US & the world (China, Asia, Europe, etc.)

WelcomeReverend Leah D. DaughtryConvention CEO & Chief of Staff, Democratic National Committee

Video - “Welcome to the West”

Introduction of and Report by the Credentials CommitteeThe Honorable Howard DeanChair, Democratic National CommitteeEliseo Roques-ArroyoCo-Chair Credentials CommitteeFormer Executive Director, Democratic Party of Puerto RicoJames Roosevelt, Jr.Co-Chair Credentials CommitteePres. & CEO Tuffs Health Plan (HMO) and grandson of FDRThe Honorable Alexis HermanCo Chair Credentials CommitteeFormer US Secretary of Labor

Introduction of and Report by the Rules CommitteeThe Honorable Howard DeanChair, Democratic National CommitteeSunita LeedsCo-Chair Rules CommitteeChair of the DNC Indo-American Leadership CouncilThe Honorable Mary Rose OakarCo-Chair Rules CommitteeFormer Member of the US Congress, Ohio, President of the American-Arab Anti Discrimination CommitteeThe Honorable David WaltersCo-Chair Rules CommitteeFormer Governor of OklahomaPresident of Walters Power International

Video - Changing the Course of Our Nation Featuring Ashley Baia -Native of Pennsylvania and an Obama field organizer mentioned in Obama’s Philadelphia speech. Know as the “sandwich girl” who, at age 9, convinced her mother she liked mustard & relish sandwiches to save money while her mother was fighting cancer. She is now twenty-three.

Introduction of Convention Co-ChairsThe Honorable Howard DeanChair, Democratic National CommitteeThe Honorable Shirley FranklinMayor of Atlanta, GeorgiaThe Honorable Leticia Van de PutteState Senator, Texas District 26The Honorable Kathleen SebeliusGovernor of KansasThe Honorable Nancy PelosiSpeaker of the US House of RepresentativesMember of the US House of Representatives, CaliforniaPermanent Chair of the 2008 Democratic National Convention

Turning Over the GavelThe Honorable Howard Dean, temporary Chair of the Convention turns over the gavel toThe Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Permanent Chair of the 2008 Democratic Convention.

Remarks The Honorable Doris Matsui, ParliamentarianMember of the US House of Representatives, California

Andrew Tobias, TreasurerDemocratic Party Treasurer

Remarks by the Secretary and the Electronic Roll Call of AttendanceAlice Travis Germond - West VirginiaSecretary, Democratic PartyMember of the Democratic National Committee

Remarks – Presentation of PlatformThe Honorable Patricia MadridCo-Chair Platform CommitteeAttorney General of New Mexico

Judith McHaleCo-Chair Platform CommitteeBusiness Executive (former President, Discovery Communications; Board of DigitalGlobal)

RemarksThe Honorable John HickenlooperMayor of Denver, Colorado

Congressional Hispanic CaucusThe Honorable Joe BacaMember of the US House of Representatives, California

The Honorable Grace NapolitanoMember of the US House of Representatives, California

The Honorable Silvestre ReyesMember of the US House of Representatives, Texas

RemarksNancy KeenanPresident, NARAL - Pro-Choice America

The Honorable Emil Jones, Jr.State Senator, IllinoisAmanda KubikYoung Delegate – North Dakota

Ret. Rear Admiral John Hutson, Pres. Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord – lifetime Republican

Reg WeaverPresident, National Education Association

The Honorable Manuel Diaz Mayor of Miami, Florida

Video - Changing the Course of Our NationFeaturing Gabrielle Grossman

New Hampshire Obama Supporter “U2 mamma for Obama”

RemarksThe Honorable Lisa MadiganAttorney General, Illinois

The Honorable Dan HynesComptroller, Illinois

The Honorable Alexi GiannoulisState Treasurer, Illinois

Randi WeingartenAmerican Federation of Teachers

The Honorable Amy KlobucharUS Senator, Minnesota

Musical Performance John Legend (vocals & piano) and accompanied by:Agape Choir - International Spiritual Center, Culver City, CATrans-denominational Spiritual Community founded by Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith

Video/RemarksThe Honorable Nancy PelosiSpeaker of the US House of RepresentativesPermanent Chair, Democratic National Convention

Video - First Time Delegates: Renewing America’s Promise

America’s Town Hall – EconomyModerator: Senator Sherrod Brown - Ohio, Panelists: Ned Helms, Lisa Olivares, Dr. Laura Tyson, Jon Schnur

Remarks Margie PerezNew Orleans jazz singer & song writer from Musicians Village

President Jimmy Carter SegmentJimmy Carter/New Orleans VideoAcknowledgment of President Carter

RemarksMaya Soetoro-NgHalf-sister of Barack ObamaHigh School teacher - Hawaii

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

RemarksThe Honorable Jesse Jackson, Jr.Member of the US House of Representatives, Illinois

Mike Fisher & Cheryl Fisher – Beech Grove, IndianaMike – Amtrak tech & Cheryl – hospital tech (hosted Obama for lunch)

Tom BalanoffPresident, SEIU Local 1 ( Chicago)

Senator Edward M. Kennedy Tribute

Caroline Kennedy SchlossbergDaughter of the late President John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy

Video - Edward M. Kennedy Video

RemarksThe Honorable Miguel Del ValleCity Clerk of Chicago, Illinois

Candi SchmiederDelegate Chair, Iowa County Convention

Jerry KellmanHired & supervised Obama at Developing Communities Project - Chicago, Illinois

Introduction of Jim Leach byThe Honorable Tom HarkinUS Senator, Iowa

The Honorable Jim LeachFormer Republican Member of the US House of Representatives, 1st District, Iowa

Introduction of Claire McCaskill by

Austin EspositoSon of Senator McCaskill

The Honorable Claire McCaskillUS Senator, Missouri

Video - Michelle Obama Package

Introduction to the Michelle Obama PackageCraig RobinsonOlder brother of Michelle Obama

RemarksMichelle ObamaWife of Presidential Candidate Barack Obama

BenedictionDon Miller -Portland, OregonBest-selling author & public speaker focusing on Christian spirituality

RecessThe Honorable Kathleen SebeliusGovernor of Kansas