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The Democratic National Convention begins on Monday. But this year’s meeting with Democratic Party delegates, who are expected to formally nominate former Vice President Joe Biden as their presidential candidate, will be felt differently from previous rallies due to.
Originally planned for Milwaukee, most of the convention will take place practically, a step taken to prevent the type of large collection in which the disease often spreads. Biden, who choseto go with him on the ticket as vice presidential candidate, will accept the nomination from his home in Delaware. Party luminaries, including former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama, are expected to speak.
Biden, who served eight years as Obama’s vice president, is running against President Donald Trump. More Americans than usual are expected to useduring the election period due to the pandemic. Election day is Tuesday, November 3.
Delayed by about a month, the Democratic National Convention runs from Monday 17 August to 20 August. Speeches will be streamed from 21-11 ET (6-8 PT) every night. Here’s how to look.
Who speaks at DNC?
The theme of this year’s events is “We the People”, “Leadership Matters”, “A More Perfect Union” and “America’s Promise.” The primary theme is “United America.” Here’s who’s going to talk.
Monday 17 August: Former First Lady Michelle Obama, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Rep. Jim Clyburn, Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, Rep. Gwen Moore, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Sen. Doug Jones and Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
Tuesday aug. 18: Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Former Secretary of State John Kerry, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, Georgia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, former President Bill Clinton and former second lady Dr. Jill Biden.
Wednesday, August 19th: Former President Barack Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, Greece in New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham and former rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Thursday 20 August: Former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Cory Booker, California Govin Newsom, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Sen. Chris Coons, Sen. Kamala Harris, and the Biden family.
How to watch DNC from a phone or desk
The live stream of the Democratic National Conference will be available on YouTube for those watching from their phones or desktops. You can also adapt to the live stream on the Democratic National Conference website. The convention uses the hashtag #DemConvention on all social media platforms.
How to watch your TV without cable
There are several ways to watch DNC without cable. An app is available to download on your smart TV, Roku, Fire TV or Apple TV. Just search for “2020 DNC” in the apps section and download the app.
You can also search for DNC on Amazon Prime Video if you are an Amazon Prime subscriber.
How to watch your TV if you have cable
Here is a list of channels that will cover the convention.
- ABC News
- CBS News
- Fox news
- NBC News
- PBS News