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10 Californians on DNC's List of Speakers



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    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. gestures as she meets with reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Ten high-profile Californians have been named as speakers for the Democratic National Convention.

    The governor and mayor of Los Angeles are among those on a preliminary list of speakers scheduled for the event next week in Philadelphia, the DNC announced Thursday.

    Among the speakers:

    • Governor Jerry Brown
    • Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom
    • House Minority Leader Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi
    • Senator Barbara Boxer
    • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
    • Congressman Ted Lieu
    • Congressman Xavier Becerra
    • Congressman Adam Schiff
    • Congresswoman Maxine Waters
    • Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

    The convention runs from July 25 to July 28.