Democratic National Convention Kicks Off

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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.


Chris LeHane, Democratic consultant, partner at Fabiani and Lehane and former press secretary for Al Gore throughout the 2000 campaign

Robin Abcarian, national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times

John Perez, speaker of the California State Assembly

Barbara Lee, U.S. congresswoman representing California's 9th District