|DNC Presidential Nominee, Hillary Clinton|
Democrats from all over USA will gather at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center, from today Monday, July 25, through Thursday for the Democratic National Convention (DNC), which will formally nominate Hillary Clinton as the party’s Presidential nominee and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate.
The convention is shaping up to be a star-studded event featuring big names in politics alongside Hollywood celebrities. According to a press release from the convention’s committee, the first night of the convention kicks off with First Lady Michelle Obama and Sen. Bernie Sanders, who was Clinton’s fiercest primary rival, as the headline speakers.
|Sen. Tim Kaine|
Tuesday night will be the roll call vote that will officially nominate Clinton. On Wednesday, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks. This is also traditionally the night we hear from the vice presidential nominee. Clinton announced Kaine as her running mate on Friday.
Chelsea Clinton will help her mother wrap up the convention on Thursday, and Hillary Clinton is expected to speak about her vision for the country that night.
Throughout the convention, actors and singers who are Hillary supporters will grace the stage, including Katy Perry, Eva Longoria, Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato, Tony Goldwyn, and Lena Dunham.