Democratic Convention 2012

Michelle Obama To Speak at DNC

The first lady gets an opening night spot.


 First lady Michelle Obama will address the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on Sept. 4, the Obama campaign and convention organizers announced today.

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro — like the first lady and the president, a graduate of Harvard Law — will deliver the keynote speech that evening, organizers said. Castro will be the first Latino tapped for a keynote speech at a Democratic National Convention, they said.