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Day 3: Speeches from the Democratic National Convention





WASHINGTON — The headliners scheduled to speak on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia include Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s pick for vice president; President Barack Obama; and Vice President Joe Biden.
A full schedule of Wednesday’s events can be found here. The description of the day’s theme is provided by the Democratic Party. Unless otherwise stated, biographical information has also been provided by the Democratic Party.

Theme: “Working Together”

On Wednesday speakers will take an in-depth look at just how high the stakes are in this election and how Hillary has the experience and steadiness to bring people together to tackle the big challenges and get real results.

Headlining speakers

U.S. President Barack Obama 
(This is an excerpt of a bio taken from the White House’s website.) Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States on November 4, 2008, and sworn in on January 20, 2009. He and his wife, Michelle, are the parents of two daughters, Malia and Sasha. 
Vice President Joe Biden
(This is an excerpt of a bio taken from the White House’s website.) Joe Biden was elected the 47th Vice President of the United States in 2008. He was previously a U.S. Senator from Delaware for 36 years and Chairman or Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee for 17 years.
Vice President Nominee Tim Kaine
(This is an excerpt of a bio taken from his Senate website). Tim Kaine is a U.S. Senator from Virginia. He was elected to the Senate in 2012 and is the nominee of the Democratic Party for Vice President of the United States. He is Ranking Member of the Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee and the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations and Bilateral International Development.
Leon Panetta
(This is an excerpt of a bio taken from the Department of Defense website.) Leon Edward Panetta served as the 23rd Secretary of Defense from July 2011 to February 2013. Before joining the Department of Defense, Mr. Panetta served as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from February 2009 to June 2011. Mr. Panetta led the agency and managed human intelligence and open source collection programs on behalf of the intelligence community. 

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