Watch the Democratic National Convention 2020 Now!

Tonight's YouTube link:

Livestream English: https://youtu.be/j578HetKqtQ

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

Livestream ASL: https://youtu.be/WfO4jxvcPQM

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

  • 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.
  • Big Three networks had about an hour of coverage in prime time on Monday and Tuesday.
  • Make a plan to join other fabulous 46ers for lively post-convention chat on Thursday evening, immediately after the Convention pm August 20th   Post-Convention Zoom Hangout 8pm Thursday 8/20

You will find the full schedule and all of the zoom links at this external link:

 https://www.demconvention.com/schedule-and-speakers/

The caucus schedule can be found at main program airs live from 6:00-8:00 PM Pacific Time each night.

The caucus schedule can be found by clicking here: DNC Caucus Schedule 

 

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Final Day of the 2020 Democratic National Convention

Join us at 8pm (or right after the final gavel, whichever comes first) for a 46th LD and guests after-convention party and chat.  Zoom link here:   

Post-Convention Zoom Hangout 8pm Thursday 8/20

Make a plan to watch on Thursday, August 20 from 6-8 pm ET for the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, as Vice President Joe Biden accepts the Democratic nomination and speaks about his vision for uniting America to move us forward out of constant chaos and crisis, and for delivering on that promise for all.

Featuring: Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Gavin Newsom, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Sen. Chris Coons, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mr. Andrew Yang, and the Biden Family.

Performing:  The ChicksJohn Legend and Common

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, and all the various meetings and events you can attend as well!

https://www.demconvention.com

Downloadable Swag:  The link above also has social media profile backgrounds, Zoom Room backdrops, printable convention signs.  Don't miss your chance to have the convention in your living room!

During the day on Thursday - consider joining Democrats from all over the nation in observing the Caucus meetings.  Thursday's lineup of caucuses includes:  Poverty, LGBTQ+, Small Business, and Native American caucuses.

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

There are also highlight sessions of the Campaign Academy 2020 trainings starting at 9am.

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 tonight, the final night!

https://www.demconvention.com

 

Demo Donkey

 

 

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DAY THREE:  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19th

The Democratic National Convention 2020 brought laughter, joy, tears and hope last night!

Livestream English: https://youtu.be/2xPKE0koJtc

Livestream Spanish: https://youtu.be/Vmc4BxxdEFc

Livestream ASL: https://youtu.be/ezcgk2dJEbs

 

From the Keynote Address shared by 17 young rising stars of the Party, to the Roll Call of the States, featuring our state's own Representative My-Linh Thai of the 41st LD, with moving testimonials of Joe Biden's leadership and decency, to Dr. Jill Biden's fabulous closing address, Day Two of our virtual convention was uplifting and hopeful.

 

Notable moments from Tuesday night:

“When this president goes overseas, it’s a blooper reel."

- former Secretary of State John Kerry

“I fell in love with a man and two little boys standing in the wreckage of unthinkable loss.  How do you make a broken family whole?  The same way you make a nation whole: with love and understanding, and with small acts of kindness. With bravery, with unwavering faith.”

- former Second Lady Jill Biden

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Day Three of the 2020 Democratic National Convention:  It's Kamala Time!

For all schedules, links and all things Democratic National Convention:  https://www.demconvention.com/

We are getting ready for Wednesday night – the third night of the Democratic National Convention - where we’ll hear from our Vice Presidential Nominee and the accomplished leaders who admire and support her candidacy.

We will hear from a dynamic group of speakers, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Gov. Tony Evers, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and the former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama.

We will also listen to Senator Kamala Harris speak, as she accepts the nomination for Vice President of the United States of America and makes history.

Spotlight -  Kamala Devi Harris:  Our Future Vice President!

America is on the cusp of finally tapping into the deep well of accomplished women for national leadership.  The diverse array of exceptionally qualified women considered for the vice presidency this presidential election cycle was truly impressive. 

These are women whose primary concern is about the common good, the common effort, the commonwealth and just plain common decency. The display of integrity was truly refreshing in these bleak times.

But only one would be selected for the vice presidential position, and that one was Senator Kamala Harris of California.

Many powerful Democrats are using phrases like "being joyful" about this selection.  Even those who were in the running are united behind Senator Harris.   A brief look at her professional career reveals an exceedingly competent and principled individual.  As an example, in 2012, as the California Attorney General, she entered negotiations for damages with five major US banks accused of illegally foreclosing on homeowners.  The banks offered up to $4 billion, she said “no”, and walked out. Later, under her efforts the banks settled for$18 billion! 

As a US Senator, she once made then US Attorney General Jeff Sessions say that her questions “made me nervous”.  In 2020, during the presidential impeachment trial she asked if the US “has one justice system for all?”  Will the president be held accountable, she asked, for his actions or is he above it all; will we live in a country where we “…finally live up to the principle: ‘ Equal Justice Under Law’ ” 

She is an extraordinary vice presidential candidate.

Obviously, America has not been made great again during the last four years. It has been degraded. "Happy Days" are not quite here again. But with the hope of an experienced president and an articulate, intelligent, and powerful vice president occupying the White House, capable of grasping the true nature of the difficulties facing the nation and implementing bold new solutions, the nation will have hope for a steady and equitable recovery.

Kamala Harris was born in Oakland, California, one of the ring of cities on the shores of San Francisco Bay.  She started her legal career as a public defender, and was elected to two statewide offices in the most populous state in the Union - Attorney General and US Senator.

She will be the first Black woman, as well as the first Indian-America candidate on the national ticket.  She will be the first Democrat from the west coast on the national ticket. 

We out here on the west coast, where she is from, raise our fist and say "YES!"

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Where to Watch

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

During the day on Wednesday - consider joining Democrats from all over the nation in observing the Caucus meetings.  Wednesday's lineup of caucuses includes:  Hispanic, Labor, AAPI, Black, Interfaith, Ethnic, and  Women's

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

https://www.demconvention.com

Special Wednesday Pre-Show at 5pm: Bold Leadership - Women Governors Leading

Join us on Wednesday, August 19 from 6-8 pm Pacific Time for the third 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.
  • Big Three networks had about an hour of coverage in prime time on Monday and Tuesday.
  • Make a plan to join other fabulous 46ers for lively post-convention chat on Thursday evening, immediately after the Convention pm August 20th   Post-Convention Zoom Hangout 8pm Thursday 8/20

 

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!

 

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YouTube links:

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

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

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

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!

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.

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

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

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


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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!

DAY ONE:  MONDAY, AUGUST 17th

 

Monday, August 17th Convention YouTube links:

English:   https://youtu.be/hQq7ZSgvhtU 

ASL:   https://youtu.be/61roSYD1vTM 

Spanish:   https://youtu.be/1RRWj0gk72s 

 

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

Convention Day 1
August 17th, Monday
6:00-8:00pm Pacific
Theme: "We the People"
Featured speakers:  Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Representative Jim Clyburn, Convention Chairman Representative Bennie Thompson, Representative Gwen Moore, Former Governor John Kasich, Senator Doug Jones, Senator Amy Klobucharand Former First Lady Michelle Obama
Performers: Maggie Rogers, Leon Bridges

Daytime caucuses include:  Hispanic, Labor, AAPI, Black, Interfaith, Ethnic, Youth, and Women.

Also, "Campaign Academy 2020: Campaign Fundamentals" has 7 hours of free training available!

The caucus schedule can be found at main program airs live from 6:00-8:00 PM Pacific Time each night.

The caucus schedule can be found by clicking here: DNC Caucus Schedule 

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