***DNC LiveWire*** Obama, Biden, Kaine Featured; Dems Look to Push Gun Control

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Welcome to Breitbart News’s live updates of the Democratic National Convention. President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine, who will be formally nominated, will be tonight’s featured speakers. Democrats will also push gun control as Michael Bloomberg and family members of the victims of the Mother Emanuel and Sandy Hook shootings are schuedled to speak. All times eastern. — 4:48: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton of D.C. pushing D.C. statehood and praises Clinton for promising to push for statehood. .@EleanorNorton: Washington DC wants to become the 51st state of the US https://t.co/mJYW1jxVBi #DemsinPhilly https://t.co/FpIVTw1FyK — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) July 27, 2016 4:40: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee now has the stage. She says Dems. must fight the GOP nominee’s “fear.” She says Cleveland was the “convention of fear.” .@JacksonLeeTX18 addresses @DemConvention #DemsInPhilly pic.twitter.com/3ZKNE5axB6 — Tom Abrahams (@tomabrahams) July 27, 2016 4:35: Clinton ally Neera Tanden of the Center for American Progress now addressing the convention. She’s telling her life story about how Dem. policies helped keep her family on their feet. 4:30: Dems. now formally nominating Kaine for VP. Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) puts Kaine’s name into nomination. Chair suspends rules and Kaine is nominated by