Wasn’t the Democratic National Convention supposed to be the quiet one?
Well, not so much after WikiLeaks did what they do and leaked nearly 20,000 emails between Democratic National Committee members that appear to show the national party favored Clinton - and did something about it - during the primary season.
After Friday’s leak of the email, Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz headed calls Sunday from President Obama and Hillary Clinton to resign.
Despite all the pre-convention drama, the show will go on, starting today. High-profile speakers include first lady Michelle Obama and Sen. Bernie Sanders, (I-Vt.). Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.), is this year’s keynote speaker.
Here’s some information about the convention, how to watch it on TV and how to see it online.
When is it?
It starts Monday and ends Thursday after Hillary Clinton gives her acceptance speech.
Where is it?
The convention is being held in Philadelphia, Pa., at the Wells Fargo Center.
What time does it start?
On Monday the convention is gaveled to order at 4 p.m. ET, but the main speakers will be seen in primetime (starting around 8 p.m. ET).
What channel is it on?
If you are looking for gavel-to-gavel TV coverage, C-SPAN is the network that provides it. They will began coverage at 3 p.m.
For the cable channels:
CNN, Fox News and MSNBC begins coverage at 4 p.m. ET
PBS has live coverage from 8 to 11 p.m. ET
ABC, CBS, NBC has live coverage from 10 to 11 p.m.
Can I keep up online?
You can watch live on the Democratic Convention website here.
CBS News is teaming with Twitter as it did for the Republican convention, and tweeting it live.
ABC News is doing the same with Facebook.
YouTube is offering a live stream, click here to see it.
We will be providing live updates starting at 4 p.m. ET
Here’s a list of people scheduled to speak on Monday night.
• Pam Livengood of Keene, N.H., whose daughter has a drug addiction
• Karla and Francisca Ortiz of Las Vegas. Karla is an American citizen but her mother Francisca is an undocumented alien
• Anastasia Somoza, an advocate for Americans with disabilities
• Astrid Silva, an undocumented immigrant who came to the United States as a child
• Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota
• National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia
• Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona
• Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal and candidates of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee
• SEIU President Mary Kay Henry
• Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts
• Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy
• Building Trades President Sean McGarvey
• U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon
• Rep. Linda Sanchez of California
• AFSCME President Lee Saunders
• AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka
• Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers president
• U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont
• First Lady Michelle Obama
• U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts
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