Former President Bill Clinton will discuss “Barack Obamaâ€™s commitment to a stronger and safer America, as well as the history of Democrats making positive change in the lives of all Americans” on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, according to theÂ Democratic National Convention Committee.
The keynote speechÂ that night — Wednesday, Aug. 27 — will be delivered by Obama’s yet-to-be-announced vice presidential running mate.
Three of his potential veeps — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, Indiana Sen.Evan Bayh and Delaware Sen. Joe Biden — are scheduled to speak that night, whether they win or lose the coveted position of running mate.
Other Aug. 27 speakers announced today: West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller, who will discuss national security;Â Â Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, who will talk about energy issues; Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar; House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn of South Carolina; Rep. Patrick Murphy of Pennsylvania and Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth.