The Democratic Convention continues on Tuesday with several party luminaries, including former President Bill Clinton.
Clinton’s speech will be followed by the wife of virtual candidate Joe Biden, Jill Biden, who will close the second day of the political rally, the first to be held virtually in US history.
They will also speak -all in a virtual way-, the representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the former Secretary of State and presidential candidate, John Kerry; the Democratic leader in the Senate, Chuck Schumer and the Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester.
The central portion of the day will begin at 9 pm ET and can be followed on the website of the Democratic Convention.
The convention will continue Wednesday with an acceptance speech from Biden’s running mate, Kamala Harris, the first African-American on a presidential ballot.
And it will end on Thursday, when Biden formally accepts the nomination near his home in Wilmington, Delaware.
Summary by Randy Serrano
Biden tried to show the broad ideological range of his supporters on the first night of the convention.
The unified message was introduced at the Democrats’ launch of the first convention for a coronavirus-era presidential nomination.
On the first day of Monday, there was a wide ideological arc represented in the speeches, with harsh criticism of President Donald Trump, such as Senator Bernie Sanders, who battled Biden in the primaries.
2020 Democratic National Convention.
“Friends, I say to you and to everyone who supported other candidates in these primaries and those who may have voted for Donald Trump in the last elections: The future of our democracy is at stake. The future of our economy is at stake. The future of our planet is at stake, ”declared Sanders.