Blog: Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA —  FOX8 is covering the 2016 Democratic National Convention which takes place this week in Philadelphia.

Stay with this FOX8 live blog for the latest details on the convention’s second day.

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Check out FOX8’s live blog from Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention HERE.

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DNCC Announces Second Night Program for Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) announced the program for the second day of the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia from July 25 to July 28.

The program is listed below:

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (EDT)

Call to Order
U.S. Representative and Convention Chair Marcia Fudge

Invocation
Dr. Ima Sherman Jackson

Presentation of Colors
Colonel Charles Young
American Legion Post 682

Pledge of Allegiance
Mallory Weggemann

National Anthem
Timmy Kelly
Timmy Kelly is from Pennsylvania and sang the National Anthem at the campaign launch in New York.

Remarks
Former U.S. Senator Tom Harkin
Senator Harkin will speak on the 26th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a law he wrote and helped pass.
 

Remarks
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes

5:00 – 7:00 PM (EDT)

Nominating Speeches and Roll Call Vote


Remarks
Governor Terry McAuliffe

7:00 – 10:00 PM (EDT)

Remarks
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Women of the House

Remarks introducing Video Message
Former State Senator Jason Carter

Video Message from President Jimmy Carter

Remarks
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer

Host for the evening: Actress Elizabeth Banks 

FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: KIDS AND FAMILIES 

Remarks
Thaddeus Desmond
Thaddeus is a child advocate social worker in Philadelphia


Remarks
Dynah Haubert
Dynah is a lawyer who works for a disability rights organization


Remarks
Kate Burdick
Kate is a staff attorney at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia
 

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Anton Moore
Anton founded and runs a non-profit community group that strives to bring awareness and educate youth on gun violence

Remarks
Dustin Parsons
Dustin is a 5th grade teacher in Arkansas

Remarks
Daniele Mellott
Daniele and Mark Mellott’s adoption of their son was made possible through the 1997 Adoption and Safe Families Act that Hillary championed as First Lady.
 

Remarks
Jelani Freeman
Jelani grew up in foster care and is a former intern in Hillary Clinton’s Senate office. Since receiving his law degree, he has worked to bring opportunity to kids at risk.

Remarks
Democratic National Committee Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation Donna Brazile

Remarks
Eagle Academy Principal and Students

As a senator, Hillary Clinton supported the creation of the Eagle Academy to educate at-risk youth in New York City.


FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: SOCIAL JUSTICE

Remarks
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

Remarks
Pittsburgh Chief of Police Cameron McLay

Remarks
Actor Tony Goldwyn

Remarks
Mothers of the Movement
Sybrina Fulton, Geneva Reed-Veal, Lucy McBath, Gwen Carr, Cleopatra Pendelton, Maria Hamilton, Lezley McSpadden, and Wanda Johnson


Performance
Andra Day

FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: WOMEN AND FAMILIES

Remarks
President of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund Cecile Richards

Remarks
Actresses America Fererra and Lena Dunham

Remarks
Mayor of Columbia (SC) Steve Benjamin

Remarks
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: STANDING UP FOR 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS & SURVIVORS
Introduction by Actress Debra Messing 

Remarks
Joe Sweeney
Joe was a detective with the NYPD on September 11, 2001. When the towers were hit, he rushed down to the World Trade Center and began digging through the rubble for survivors.
 

Remarks
Lauren Manning
Lauren spent more than 6 months in the hospital after 9/11 recovering from severe burns. As senator, Hillary Clinton helped Lauren get the care she needed.

Remarks
U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley

FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: HEALTH CARE

Introduction of Speaker
Actress Erika Alexander 

Remarks
Ryan Moore
Ryan has spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia dwarfism and has known Hillary Clinton since 1994 when they met during the fight for health care reform. Ryan has stayed in contact with Hillary ever since.

Remarks
Former Governor of Vermont Howard Dean

FIGHTS OF HER LIFE: SECRETARY OF STATE

Remarks
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar

Remarks
Ima Matul
Sex Trafficking Survivor & Advocate 

Remarks
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

10:00 – 11:00 PM (EDT) 

Remarks
President Bill Clinton 

Introduction of Film
Actress Meryl Streep

Performance
Alicia Keys

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Reporters watch the historic roll call vote on the monitors in the media work area.

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The historic vote … from the inside. Majority after North Carolina split its votes, 70-48 in favor of Clinton over Sanders, Oklahoma is on the clock.

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Make it Five Suns … it’s what’s for dinner when you are on the run, covering the Democratic convention ~ FOX8’s Bob Buckley.

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Bernie Sanders protestors storm and clog the media center, saying nomination is rigged.

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Bernie Sanders “silenced” protestor not too busy to post on Facebook.

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Bernie Sanders protestors claiming they are being silenced. About four dozen protestors (verified – could be many more) protected by nearly as many police officers ~ FOX8’s Bob Buckley.

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“We’re going to keep fists pumping in the streets. This revolution has just begun.”

~ Bernie protestor Robert Scherer, CA, at large delegate for Bernie Sanders.

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“The show must go on …” The convention hits its scheduled marks (as seen on the monitor) while Bernie Sanders protestors continue to hold the media “hostage” outside the arena. Photo by FOX8’s Bob Buckley.

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Philly police finish a huddle with lead protestor over if this is over and they can end the lockdown ~ FOX8’s Bob Buckley

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Bill Clinton speaking at the DNC (Photo by FOX8’s Bob Buckley) 

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