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President Obama, Michelle Obama, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders to Headline Democratic Convention
President Barack Obama waves with Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a Clinton campaign event in Charlotte, July 5, 2016. Brian Snyder—Reuters
BY BRENDAN DORSEY
JULY 15, 2016 4:45 PM EDT
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ome of the biggest name in the Democratic Party will headline the Democratic National Convention later this month in Philadelphia, according to a release from the convention organizers.
President Barack Obama, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vice President Joe Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama are slotted for prime-time speeches in support of the presumptive nominee, Hillary Clinton.
Members of Clinton’s family, including former President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, will also deliver speeches at the convention, which will be held July 25 to 28.
According to the release, the convention will feature “narrative storytelling utilizing innovative technology” and through that “Clinton’s vision that we are stronger together will come into strong focus for the American people.”
Clinton will give her speech on the last night of the convention, with that night’s theme coming from her campaign slogan “Stronger Together.”
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