Wednesday's Democratic convention schedule

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Associated Press

Posted on September 5, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 5 at 1:02 AM

The schedule of speakers for Wednesday's evening session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (all times EDT):

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5-6 p.m.

Call to Order: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa

Invocation: Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, 10th Episcopal District

Presentation of Colors

Pledge of Allegiance

National Anthem: musician Branford Marsalis

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez of Illinois

Rep. Diana DeGette of Colorado

John A. Pérez, speaker of the California State Assembly

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino

Rep. Judy Chu of California

Steve Westly, former state controller and CFO of California

An Economy Built to Last video: Small Business

Rep. John Larson of Connecticut

Deputy Sheriff Ken Myers, Carroll County, Iowa

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6-7 p.m.

Richard Trumka, president, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations

Rep. Steve Israel of New York

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington

Pedro R. Pierluisi, non-voting member of U.S. House, resident commissioner of Puerto Rico

An Economy Build to Last video: Energy

Tom Steyer, co-founder of Advanced Energy Economy

Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York

Rep. Karen Bass of California

Rep. Al Green of Texas

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II of Missouri

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

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7-8 p.m.

Denise Juneau, superintendent of the Montana Office of Public Instruction

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland

Education Secretary Arne Duncan

Progress for People video: Education

American Voices: Johanny Adames

Former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt

Video: in memoriam

Harvey B. Gantt, former mayor of Charlotte, N.C.

Live performance: singer/songwriter Jessica Sanchez

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8-9 p.m.

Stronger Together video: Women's Health

American Voices: Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Bruce

Cecile Richards, president, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland

Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts

American Heroes video: Veterans

American Voices: Ed Meagher

Gen. Eric Shinseki

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper

Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of Roman Catholic Social Justice Organization, NETWORK

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell

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9-10 p.m.

Karen Mills

Progress for People video: Small Business

American Voices: Bill Butcher

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris

Stronger Together video: Immigration

Benita Veliz, DREAM Act activist

Cristina Saralegui, journalist, actress and talk show host

Sandra Fluke, attorney and women's rights activist

Austin Ligon, co-founder and former CEO of CarMax Inc.

An Economy Build to Last video: Auto Industry

American Voices: Karen Eusanio

UAW President Bob King

Randy Johnson, Cindy Hewitt and David Foster: former employees at companies controlled by Romney's Bain Capital

Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland

10-11 p.m.

Jim Sinegal, co-founder and former CEO of Costco

Elizabeth Warren, candidate for Senate in Massachusetts

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee

Former President Bill Clinton

Roll call vote: Alice Germond, secretary of the Democratic National Committee

Benediction: Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple, Los Angeles

Retire Colors

Recess

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