Night Two of the Democratic National Convention - Tuesday, 8/18

The Democratic National Convention 2020 started with grace and power last night - and continues tonight with the Keynote Address, the Roll Call of the states, and Dr. Jill Biden!

Notable moment from Monday night:

“My dad, Mark Anthony Urquiza, should be here today but he isn’t.  He had faith in Donald Trump. He voted for him, listened to him, believed him and his mouthpieces when they said that coronavirus was under control and going to disappear.

My dad was a healthy 65-year-old. His only pre-existing condition was trusting Donald Trump, and for that, he paid with his life."

- Kristin Urquiza

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Day Two of the 2020 Democratic National Convention

We are getting ready for Tuesday night – the second night of the Democratic National Convention - where we’ll hear from the leaders and the experts, the veterans and the activists, all those who seek to unite and not divide, and who step up — not back down — from a fight over what’s right.

We will hear from a dynamic group of speakers, including Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Former Secretary of State John Kerry, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, Former President Bill Clinton, and Former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden.

We will also enjoy the Roll Call of the States, which will be very special this year, with each delegation spokesperson coming from a beautiful vista in their home state. 

And we will hear the Keynote Address, from a speaker kept under wraps until close to the address - a rising star in the Democratic party!  Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have been two national convention keynote speakers in recent history.

UPDATE TUESDAY MORNING:  The 2020 Keynote Address will feature 17 rising young stars from around the nation - all from their own home states.

The big show starts again at 6 PM Pacific, and you won’t want to miss all of these folks - go here for the complete schedule, all of the links you will need, and all the various meetings and events you can attend as well! https://www.demconvention.com

Tonight's YouTube link:

Livestream English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLANayJXv4I

Livestream Spanish: https://youtu.be/_4gr49n79VA

Livestream ASL: https://youtu.be/cFPyyG6cKrk

You will also find coverage on MSNBC, CNN and C-SPAN.  Please check your local listings for exact channel.


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During the day on Tuesday - consider joining Democrats from all over the nation in observing the Caucus meetings.  Tuesday's lineup of caucuses includes: 

Rural, Seniors, LGBTQ+, Muslim, Small Business, Disability, Jewish American, Youth, Native American, Council on the Environment and Climate Crisis, and Veterans and Military Families.

Some caucus meetings start as early as 9am Pacific, so check the schedule above for the day's events.

https://www.demconvention.com

 

Join us on Tuesday, August 18 from 6-8 pm Pacific Time for the second night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. 

  • Best viewing on traditional TV on Monday seemed to have been PBS and C-SPAN.  MSNBC and CNN both had full coverage, but giant captions (on the Chyron), which covered some of the bottom of the screen blocked some messages that were a part of the convention stream.

 

Join us for a local after-party on Thursday evening!

 

As always, feel free to email us at info@46dems.org if you have questions or suggestions!

We urge you to make a plan to join us for the Democratic National Convention this week!