Obama, Biden, Kaine to address DNC tonight

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- On Day Three of the Democratic National Convention, look for prime time speeches from President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick, Tim Kaine.

Party officials said Wednesday's speakers will focus on the theme of Hillary Clinton's "experience and steadiness to bring Americans together."

Action News was at the Wells Fargo Center Wednesday morning as Kaine checked out the podium.


The Virginia senator didn't answer any questions but called down a few remarks.

When someone asked how he felt about Bernie Sanders supporters, Kaine said he loved them.

People will be watching Kaine's speech closely.

His first appearance as Clinton's pick for vice president was on Saturday in Miami, but he will be on a much bigger stage at the DNC.

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Before his stop at the Wells Fargo Center Wednesday morning, Kaine told a breakfast meeting of the Virginia delegation that he was ready for a tough fight against Republicans Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

"I'll be honest," said Kaine. "I specialize in nail-biters. I mean, I have no fingernails, folks. Every race I've run has been as close as can be, but I've never lost one. And we are not going to lose this one."

Back at the Wells Fargo Center, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolfe stopped by Wednesday morning as well for his own walk-through.

As governor of the convention's host state, Wolf is expected to address the DNC delegates either Wednesday or Thursday night.

Other prominent speakers Wednesday night will include former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former defense secretary and CIA Director Leon Panetta.

Also look for remarks from Felicia Sanders and Polly Sheppard, two survivors of the Mother Emanuel Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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