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Democratic convention live updates: Harris poised to accept historic nomination as vice president


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Democratic convention live updates: Harris poised to accept historic nomination as vice president

Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) is poised to accept her party’s historic nomination to be its vice-presidential candidate as Democrats hold the third and penultimate night of their virtual convention.The address by Harris, who will be the first Black woman and the first Asian American to appear on a major-party ticket, is part of a…

Democratic convention live updates: Harris poised to accept historic nomination as vice president

Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) is poised to accept her party’s historic election to be its vice-presidential candidate as Democrats hold the third and penultimate night of their virtual convention.

The address by Harris, who will be the first Black lady and the first Asian American to appear on a major-party ticket, belongs to a two-hour schedule loaded with other celebration luminaries– the majority of them ladies.

It follows a night throughout which Joe Biden formally secured the Democratic nomination for president in a virtual roll call and his partner, Jill, attended to the nation from a Delaware school.

Here are some substantial advancements:

  • The 3rd night of the Democrats’ convention will feature high-profile speakers consisting of previous president Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Gabrielle Giffords, the previous congresswoman from Arizona who helms a group focused on preventing weapon violence. More on the schedule and speakers here
  • How to view: The Washington Post’s live coverage will begin at 8 p.m. Eastern time and will feature the full convention programs, which begins at 9 p.m.
  • The convention’s huge message: Biden is an excellent person.
  • Young delegates back Joe Biden but want more representation

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