Joe Biden, Cory Booker headline speaker lineup tonight


Former Vice President Joe Biden, Democratic presidential nominee, left, and wife Jill Biden stand on stage during the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020.

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Among them are multiple one-time Democratic primary candidates who have coalesced around Biden, including New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, former Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, entrepreneur Andrew Yang and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

CNBC.com will livestream the event, as will the DNC’s website.

C-SPAN, CNN, MSNBC and PBS will show the full two hours of the convention each night. Fox News, CBS, ABC and NBC will show the 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. hour.

Other speakers include Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, both of whom had been eyed as possible vice presidential picks before Biden announced Harris as his choice.

Biden is set to deliver his acceptance speech after 10 p.m.

Here’s who is set to speak Thursday night:

  • Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.
  • Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg
  • Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif.
  • Atlanta, Georgia, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.
  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill.
  • Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.
  • Entrepreneur Andrew Yang
  • Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  • Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden

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