Who were the speakers at the 2012 DNC convention?

Who were the speakers at the 2012 DNC convention?

2012 Democratic National Convention

Notable speakers Jennifer Granholm Cory Booker Tim Kaine Lincoln Chafee Rahm Emanuel Martin O’Malley Michelle Obama Sandra Fluke Elizabeth Warren Bill Clinton Scarlett Johansson Caroline Kennedy Brian Schweitzer Patty Murray Barbara Mikulski Charlie Crist

When did Obama first speak at Democratic convention?

Democratic National Convention keynote address, 2004 The keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention (DNC) was given by then Illinois State Senator, United States Senate candidate, and future President Barack Obama on the night of Tuesday, July 27, 2004.

Who spoke at the 2008 DNC?

Speakers included former Vice President Al Gore, Governor of Virginia Tim Kaine, Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, and the evening culminated in Barack Obama’s acceptance speech. More than 38 million people across 10 U.S. cable and broadcast TV networks tuned in to watch.

Who performed at DNC last night?

Jennifer Hudson stole the show at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night, performing Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” inside the beautiful Chicago Cultural Center.

Who wrote Obama’s speeches?

Jon Favreau (speechwriter)

Jon Favreau
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Marc Thiessen
Succeeded by Cody Keenan
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When did Obama accept the Democratic nomination?

Barack Obama 2008 presidential primary campaign

Obama for America
Campaign U.S. Democratic presidential primaries, 2008
Candidate Barack Obama U.S. Senator 2005–2008
Affiliation Democratic Party
Status Announced February 10, 2007 Presumptive nominee June 3, 2008 Official nominee August 27, 2008

When was the Democratic National Convention in Denver?

1908 Democratic National Convention

Date(s) July 7–10, 1908
City Denver, Colorado
Venue Denver Auditorium Arena

Who sang at the DNC 2020?

The 2020 Democratic National Convention scored some musical heavyweights for its lineup of performers. Officials announced Friday that Billie Eilish, the Chicks, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Common, Billy Porter, Leon Bridges, and more have been tapped for performances during next week’s four-day convention.

Did Jon Favreau wrote Obama’s speeches?

Favreau was hired as Obama’s speechwriter shortly after Obama’s election to the United States Senate. Obama and Favreau grew close, and Obama referred to him as his “mind reader.” He went on the campaign trail with Obama during his successful presidential election campaign.