Barack Obama to Accept Democratic Nomination Tonight

The president will address the nation tonight after 10 p.m. at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak tonight and accept his party’s nomination for president of the United States at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

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Obama, who is seeking a second term and will run against Republican nominee , is slated to speak after 10 p.m.

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm also is scheduled to speak tonight. She is slated to speak between 8-9 p.m. tonight.

The full speaking and presentation schedule for the Democratic National Convention is below:

6 p.m.

  • Remarks by Rep. John Lewis, Georgia
  • Stronger Together Video: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
  • American Voices Remarks by  Jason Crow
  • Performance by Mary J. Blige
  • Remarks by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida
  • Remarks by Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles
  • Remarks by Rep. Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin
  • Remarks by Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia
  • Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stay Stronger Together Video: Marriage Equality
  • American Voices Remarks by Zach Wahls

7 p.m.

  • Remarks by Jim Messina, Campaign Manager, Obama for America
  • American Heroes Video: Auto Workers
  • American Voices Remarks by Kenyetta Jones, Ryan Case, Ed Meagher, Martha Figueroa, Lucas Beenken, Rob Hach
  • Vice Presidential Nomination Introduction by Antonio R. Villaraigosa, the Mayor of Los Angeles
  • Nominating Remarks by Beau Biden, the Attorney General of Delaware and son of Vice President Joe Biden
  • Vote by Acclamation
  • Live Performance by  Foo Fighters
  • Remarks by Rep. James E. Clyburn, South Carolina
  • Remarks by Scarlett Johansson and Kerry Washington, actresses

8 p.m.

  • Remarks by Caroline Kennedy
  • Remarks by Rep. Xavier Becerra, California
  • Remarks by Jennifer Granholm, former Governor of Michigan
  • Remarks by Eva Longoria, actress
  • Remarks by Brian Schweitzer, Governor of Montana
  • Remarks by Charlie Crist Jr., former Governor of Florida
  • Remarks by Sen. John Kerry, Massachusetts

9 p.m.

  • Video: Veterans
  • Remarks by Admiral John B. Nathman, United States Navy, Retired
  • Remarks by Angie Flores
  • Remarks by Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States
  • Vice President Joe Biden Video
  • Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden

10 p.m.

  • Remarks by Sen. Dick Durbin, Illinois
  • President Barack Obama Video
  • Remarks by President Barack Obama
  • Benediction by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York


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