How to watch the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia
The Democratic National Convention offically kicks off Monday in Philadelphia, and The Detroit News will be there covering the Michigan delegation and the party’s formal nomination of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president.
Detroit News Editorial Page Editor Nolan Finley, reporters Jonathan Oosting and Maureen Feighan will be in Philadelphia all week covering the convention – inside and outside of the Wells Fargo Center.
You can follow them for live updates on Twitter at @NolanFinley_DN, @JonathanOosting and @mfeighan. Our team will occasionally provide video updates from the convention hall or other areas of Philadelphia on The Detroit News’ Facebook page, Facebook.com/DetroitNews.
General convention sessions are expected to begin at the following times, with headlining speakers taking the stage later in the evening:
■4 p.m. Monday: Headliners include First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont.
■4 p.m. Tuesday: Headliners include former President Bill Clinton and the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and more.
■4:30 p.m. Wednesday: Headliners President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
■4:30 p.m. Thursday: Headliners Chelsea and Hillary Clinton.
The four-day convention will culminate Thursday night with Hillary Clinton accepting the party’s nomination – the first woman to ever do so – and delivering a prime-time speech.