DNC hosts D.C. area lawmakers, among others

      The D.C. area will be well-represented during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina the week of September 3, 2012.

      Among the speakers named for the convention are:

      Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine U.S. Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland

      Previously announced speakers include President Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, who will be the first Latino keynote speaker at a Democratic National Convention, the DNCC said in a statement.

      The DNCC will unveil additional convention program details and speakers in the coming days.