Chicago mayor to address Democratic National Convention


The Democratic National Convention Committee has announced the following additional speakers for the 2012 Democratic National Convention:

• Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

• California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris.

• Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.

Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine.

U.S. Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts.

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland.

Previously announced speakers include President Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro.

The DNCC will unveil additional convention program details and speakers this week.

The first two days of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, Sept. 4-5,, will be held at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C.

President Obama will accept the Democratic nomination for president on Sept. 6 at Bank of America Stadium.