LIVE: Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention kicks off Monday evening, but as an online celebration - it will be different from previous conventions.

This week, the Democrats are producing a high-tech live stream of their events bringing political luminaries from around the country to speak and entertain an online audience.

The digital DNC will feature a who's who of party leaders including Senator Bernie Sanders and former Ohio governor and conservative Republican John Kasich.

Democrats have also unveiled three Republican women who will be speaking and endorsing Joe Biden for president: former New Jersey Republican Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, former Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman and former New York Republican Rep. Susan Molinari

Speakers Monday night include:

  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar
  • Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo
  • Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
  • Rep. Jim Clyburn
  • Convention Chairman Bennie Thompson
  • Rep. Gwen Moore
  • Sen. Doug Jones
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders
  • Former First Lady Michelle Obama

Programming note: We will have coverage of the Democratic National Convention every night from 7 - 11 p.m (August 17-20). Next week we will have coverage from 7 -11 p.m. every night of the Republican National Convention (August 24-27).

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