NOT VEEP, BUT STILL SWEET
OBAMA CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCES SEN. MCCASKILL WILL SPEAK ON OPENING NIGHT OF THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
Sen. Claire McCaskill will join Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Michelle Obama's older brother among the featured speakers on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, August 25th.
The theme of Monday's program is One Nation. It will highlight Senator Barack Obama's life story and his "commitment to change."
Speaker Pelosi and Senator McCaskill will speak late in the program, according to the Democratic National Convention Committee. McCaskill's comments will focus on reaching out to new voters, particularly independents and Republicans.
Monday night will also feature a tribute to Senator Ted Kennedy, and the headline speech by Michelle Obama. Craig Robinson, Michelle Obama’s older brother, will introduce his sister, who will be Monday’s headline speaker in prime-time.