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The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) and the Obama for America campaign announced today some featured speakers for Thursday night’s Convention program at INVESCO Field at Mile High.
Speaking before a crowd of more than 75,000 will be former Vice President Al Gore, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., United States Senator Richard Durbin (IL) and Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Governor Howard Dean.
In addition, members of Colorado’s congressional delegation will speak to the crowd of voters from across Colorado and the critical Western area including United States Representatives Ed Perlmutter, John Salazar, Diana DeGette, and United States Senate candidate Mark Udall. More than 50 percent of the crowd at INVESCO Field at Mile High will be from the State of Colorado, a critical swing state.
Senator Dick Durbin will speak in primetime to introduce a special biographical video about Barack Obama by David Guggenheim.
Obama will communicate the urgency of the moment, highlight the struggles Americans are facing and call on Americans to come together to change the course of our nation.
Thursday, August 28 (Listed in order of appearance)
Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr.
Rep. Ed Perlmutter
Rep. John Salazar
Rep. Diana DeGette
Rep. Mark Udall
DNC Chairman Governor Howard Dean
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine
Former Vice President Al Gore
U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (IL)