Chelsea gets big billing at Democratic National Convention alongside mom Hillary on preliminary speaker list that includes Bernie Sanders and none Clinton's potential running mates

Mail Online | 7/15/2016 | Francesca Chambers, White House Correspondent For Dailymail.com
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A preliminary list of speakers at the Democratic National Convention has Chelsea Clinton getting billboard-sized billing alongside mom Hillary the final night of festivities.

Bernie Sanders will also appear under the bright lights during prime-time, on Monday night. Bill Clinton will headline Tuesday's coverage. Wednesday belongs to the outgoing administration and will feature remarks from both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

Politicians - Clinton - Role - Mate - Senators

Missing from the line-up: politicians Clinton is believed to be vetting for the role of running mate such as Senators Elizabeth Warren, Tim Kaine, Sherrod Brown and Cory Booker, as well as Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Housing Secretary Julian Castro.

Warren, the New York Times reported this week, was asked to speak on Monday. Her exclusion from that evening's line-up suggests she's still in the running for VP.

Night - Sanders - First - Lady - Michelle

Also speaking that night are Sanders, First Lady Michelle Obama, and DREAMer Astrid Silva of Nevada. The immigration reform activist backed Clinton in the primary.

Monday's theme is 'United Together.'

Release - Committee - Convention - Future - Families

A release from the committee putting the convention together says, 'Monday will focus on putting the future of American families front and center and how we're stronger together when we build an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top and when everyone has a chance to live up to their God-given potential.'

That includes illegal immigrants -- 'DREAMer Astrid Silva will share her story and her fight to keep families together,' it said.

Night - Lifetime - Children - Families - Clinton

The next night is dedicated to 'A Lifetime of Fighting for Children and Families' and includes Clinton's 'Mothers of the Movement' - women whose children died from gun violence or excessive police force.

On that list are: Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner; Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin; Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontré Hamilton; Lucia McBath, mother of Jordan Davis; Lezley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown; Cleopatra...
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