Democratic National Convention 2012: Roundup of Day 2 Speeches

2012 Democratic National Convention 

Roundup of notable speeches delivered on Wednesday, Sept. 5:

President Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States

Elizabeth Warren, Candidate for U.S. Senate, Massachusetts

Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director, Roman Catholic Social Justice Organization, NETWORK

Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Washington Sen. Patty Murray

Randy Johnson, former Employee at a Company Controlled by Romney’s Bain Capital

Cindy Hewitt, former Employee at a Company Controlled by Romney’s Bain Capital

David Foster, former employee at a Company controlled by Romney’s Bain Capital

Jim Sinegal, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Costco

Austin Ligon, Co-Founder and Former CEO of CarMax Inc.

Karen Mills, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration

Bill Butcher, small business owner

Sandra Fluke, Attorney and Women’s Rights Activist

Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Bruce

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II

Texas Rep. Al Green

California Rep. Karen Bass

Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Ed Meagher, Vietnam War Veteran

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

Denise Juneau, Superintendent of the Montana Office of Public Instruction

Johanny Adames, student at Miami Dade College

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

Tom Steyer, Co-Founder of Advanced Energy Economy

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski

California Rep. Nancy Pelosi

Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer

Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Cristina Saralegui, Journalist, Actress, and Talk Show Host

Benita Veliz, DREAM Act Activist

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell

Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette

UAW President Bob King

Karen Eusanio, second generation auto worker in Ohio

Richard Trumka, President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

Jim Hunt, Former and Longest-Serving Governor of North Carolina

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer

New York Rep. Steve Israel

Connecticut Rep. John Larson

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

Pedro R. Pierluisim Non-Voting Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico

Ken Myers, Deputy Sheriff, Carroll County, Iowa

Steve Westly, former State Controller and Chief Financial Officer of California

California Rep. Judy Chu

California Assembly Speaker John Perez

Boston Mayor Tom Menino

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