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Democratic National Convention Kicks Off


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Preparations continue inside the arena where the DNC will be held on August 31, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Preparations continue inside the arena where the DNC will be held on August 31, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Now that the Republican National Convention has wrapped up, all eyes turn this week to Charlotte, North Carolina, where the Democratic National Convention will officially kick off today. Former President Bill Clinton will give the nominating address to President Obama on the last night of the convention.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Barbara Lee, U.S. congresswoman representing California's 9th District
  • Chris LeHane, Democratic consultant, partner at Fabiani and Lehane and former press secretary for Al Gore throughout the 2000 campaign
  • John Perez, speaker of the California State Assembly
  • Robin Abcarian, national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times

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