WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Democrats' historic boundary breakers are joining forces at the party’s national convention.
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Kamala Harris are all addressing the virtual convention Wednesday night in an effort to rouse the diverse coalition Joe Biden will need to defeat President Donald Trump this fall.
Harris made a surprise, brief appearance as proceedings got under way, calling on supporters to make specific plans to vote — and overcome obstacles including the coronavirus and postal delays.
Obama, the first Black president, and Clinton, the first woman nominated for president by a major party, were also speaking later, and Harris will be delivering remarks that will serve as her introduction to millions of voters.