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.
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.
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.