Here is a look at the speakers who will be featured during the four nights of virtual programming kicking off on Monday. The first night of programming represents an effort to display the country's full ideological spectrum uniting behind Biden's candidacy. Senator Bernie Sanders, a prominent liberal who fought the centrist Biden for the Democratic nomination, and Republican former Ohio Governor John Kasich, a two-time presidential candidate, will tell voters why they both support Biden as an alternative to Republican President Donald Trump.
DNC speakers include Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Jill Biden, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, AOC, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and John Kasich.
The largest U.S. auto union and onetime Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders clashed Monday ahead of what is billed as this month's planned celebration of party unity to defeat President Donald Trump in the November elections. United Auto Workers (UAW) President Rory Gamble and Sanders sparred on Monday in a phone call over the senator's plan to have a former autoworker union leader nominate him for president at the Democratic National Convention (DNC), people briefed on the matter told Reuters. Democrats for months have been carefully crafting a made-for-television pageant to make their case in front of millions on national television for former Vice President Joe...
Biden and his potential vice president will formally accept the party's nomination at the Democratic National Convention, scheduled for Aug. 17-20, and he has been expected to announce his pick before it begins. It noted Biden has missed previous deadlines to announce his pick, and that the timeline could "slip again". The Biden campaign told Reuters it had no comment on the report.