Dem Convention To Focus On Unity, Security, Change

If someone is looking for clues to Barack Obama's pick for a running mate, consider the Democratic convention's theme for the night the vice presidential candidate speaks: national security.

That could bode well for Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Joe Biden; Senator Chuck Hagel and Senator Jack Reed, who accompanied Obama on his trip to Iraq and Afghanistan; and Sam Nunn, former Georgia senator and 1-time Armed Services Committee chairman.

Democrats, who announced several of their speakers yesterday, described their themes today as well as plans for a series of town-hall meetings during the convention with elected leaders and policy experts. The convention begins August 25th.

The themes are "One Nation," "Renewing America's Promise," "Securing America's Future" and "Change You Can Believe In."

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