Democrats release Thursday's convention schedule

Aside from the expected nomination acceptance speeches from Vice President Biden and President Obama, Reps. Barney Frank (Mass.), Donna Edwards (Md.), John Lewis (Ga.), Tammy BaldwinTammy BaldwinGreat Lakes senators seek boost for maritime system Why Congress needs an openly atheist member, now Podesta floated Bill Gates, Bloomberg as possible Clinton VPs MORE (Wis.), James Clyburn (S.C.), Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraDems double down on Nevada Latino vote Clinton makes new push to win the House Dems bullish on Hispanic support, turnout MORE (Calif.) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) will all speak. Sen. Dick DurbinDick DurbinGreat Lakes senators seek boost for maritime system Wikileaks: Durbin pushed unknown Warren for Obama bank regulator The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (Ill.) will introduce Obama.

The Foo Fighters will perform close to 9 p.m. and actresses Scarlett Johansson, Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria have prime-time speaking spots.

North Carolina lawmakers speaking include Sen. Kay HaganKay HaganPhoto finish predicted for Trump, Clinton in North Carolina Are Senate Republicans facing an election wipeout? Clinton's lead in NC elevates Senate race MORE and Reps. G.K. ButterfieldG.K. ButterfieldHouse panel tells fed agency to stop selling recalled cars Head of Black Caucus rips Trump on 'shackles' remark Top five Supreme Court cases to watch MORE, David Price and Mel Watt.