Two Local Delegates Tweet from DNC

As President Obama and other spoke at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC, Tom Hamilton of Spring Lake Park and Hinda Ali of Columbia Heights tweeted their thrills and photos.

Here are a sample of tweets from this week's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC by delegates Tom Hamilton of Spring Lake Park, MN and Hinda Ali of Columbia Heights, MN. (If you don't see them here, try viewing them at Storify.com.)

Below is the Democratic National Convention schedule for Thursday, with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden giving acceptance speeches, below.

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

7 p.m. (Central)

  • Remarks by Caroline Kennedy, author and attorney
  • Remarks by U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra of California, Democratic Caucus Vice Chair
  • Remarks by former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm
  • Remarks by Eva Longoria, actress
  • Remarks by Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer
  • Remarks by former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, Jr.
  • Remarks by U.S. Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts

8 p.m. Central

  • Video: Veterans
  • Remarks by Admiral John B. Nathman, United States Navy, Retired
  • Remarks by Angie Flores
  • Remarks by Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States
  • Vice President Joe Biden Video
  • Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden

9 p.m. Central

  • Video
  • Remarks by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois
  • President Barack Obama Video
  • Remarks by President Barack Obama
  • Celebration
  • Benediction by Timothy Dolan, Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of New York
  • Retire Colors
  • Adjournment


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