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 BaldwinNBA pulls All-Star Game from NC over bathroom law Mike Pence out-of-touch with New Midwest Senate Dems push Obama for more Iran transparency MORE (Wis.), James Clyburn (S.C.), Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraClinton VP pick could face liberal ire Dem posts photo of racially diverse interns after Ryan selfie controversy Dem rep tells Trump to ‘shut the f--- up’ over Ginsburg criticism MORE (Calif.) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) will all speak. Sen. Dick DurbinDick DurbinOpioid package clears key Senate hurdle Overnight Healthcare: Feds defend ObamaCare's affordability DNC chief spared in Sanders-Clinton talks: report MORE (Ill.) will introduce Obama.

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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 Hagan10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2016 Senate Republicans are feeling the 'Trump effect' Washington's lobby firms riding high MORE and Reps. G.K. ButterfieldG.K. ButterfieldCongressional Black Caucus calls for peace after Baton Rouge Black caucus issues call to action House erupts as GOP tries to halt Dems' sit-in MORE, David Price and Mel Watt.

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