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Jul 28, 2016, 11:42 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Reverend Bill Shillady

Please hold the hands of the persons next to you! Let us pray: O God of many names, we know that You call us to work hard to bring people together....


Jul 28, 2016, 11:36 ET Remarks As Prepared For Deliver By Chelsea Clinton Introducing Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

Thank you! Thank you! It's such an honor to be here tonight. I'm here as a proud American… a proud Democrat… a proud mother… and tonight in...


Jul 28, 2016, 11:00 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Hillary Rodham Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination

Thank you! Thank you for that amazing welcome. And Chelsea, thank you. I'm so proud to be your mother and so proud of the woman you've become. Thanks ...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:54 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Katy Perry

Both my parents are pastors and staunch Republicans. I didn't finish high school. Unfortunately, I don't have a formal education. But I do have an...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:44 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Xavier Becerra

PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2016 Good evening! Buenas noches! Thank you! And how about we thank all the volunteers, the police officers, and security; the ...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:38 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Sherrod Brown

It's an honor to be in the birthplace of our democracy this evening. I grew up in Mansfield, Ohio. My dad was the town doctor. I never saw him turn a ...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:34 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Chloë Grace Moretz

This November, I will be voting in my first general election. And I am excited that the very first vote I cast for President will be for Hillary...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:31 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Capt. Florent Groberg (Ret.)

I'm here tonight not as a Democrat or a Republican. I'm here as a proud immigrant to this country, a proud veteran of the United States Army, and the ...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:22 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by General John Allen

My fellow Americans, I stand with you tonight as a retired four-star general of the United States Marine Corps, and I am joined by my fellow generals ...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:19 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Ted Lieu

I wasn't born in America, but every day, I serve it. As a Colonel in the Air Force Reserves, a Member of Congress, and an immigrant whose parents...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:12 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Khizr M. Khan

Tonight, we are honored to stand here as the parents of Capt. Humayun Khan, and as patriotic American Muslims with undivided loyalty to our country....


Jul 28, 2016, 09:07 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Captain Humayun Khan is one of 14 American Muslim soldiers who have died serving the United States since 9/11. His family emigrated from the United...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:41 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Lupe Valdez

Good evening! I am the youngest of eight children born to migrant workers. When I told my father that I was going to join the police, he got angry....


Jul 28, 2016, 08:37 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Jennifer Pierotti Lim

One of my first memories is standing outside our Richmond, Virginia polling place with my dad to hand out campaign literature in support of our...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:34 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Doug Elmets

It's an honor to be here; candidly, it's also a shock. Not because of the momentous nature of this event, or the size of the crowd. It's a shock...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:27 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Jennifer M. Granholm

I want to speak tonight to those Americans who feel you've been left behind. Who believe you've been cheated. Who believe that those at the top don't ...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:27 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Tom Wolf

As Governor of Pennsylvania, it has been an honor to host you here in Philadelphia this week. Two years ago, I ran for Governor on the fundamental...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:21 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Jensen Walcott and Jake Reed

Jake: I was so happy after I got hired last month at Pizza Studio that I immediately shared the news on SnapChat. My friend Jensen messaged me and...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:19 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Beth Mathias

Four months ago, Hillary Clinton sat with me in a doughnut shop in Marion, Ohio, and she asked to hear my story. I told her that my husband and I...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:18 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Dave Wils

Like generations of Americans, I've always dreamed about making that proud walk across a graduation stage to get my college diploma. In 2005, that...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:16 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Henrietta Ivey

My name is Henrietta Ivey. I am a Detroit home care worker, a mother of four and proud grandmother of seven. I am blessed to do work I truly believe...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:13 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson

Mary: I'm Mary Steenburgen, a train conductor's daughter from North Little Rock, Arkansas. Ted: And I'm Ted Danson, an archeologist's son from...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:06 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable John Hickenlooper

Thirty years ago, almost to the day, I lost my job. Whether it's being laid off, downsized, or fired, it's not funny, and not a reality show...


Jul 28, 2016, 07:54 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Tim Ryan

I'm from Niles, Ohio, an old manufacturing town in the steel belt. When our largest steel plant closed on September 19, 1977, 5,000 workers lost...


Jul 28, 2016, 07:44 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Nancy Pelosi

I am honored to stand before you as a proud member of the progressive California delegation. I'm also very happy to acknowledge my D'Alesandro...