Gov. O’Malley to Speak at Democratic Nat’l Convention

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Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (Credit: Chris Usher/CBS News via Getty Images)

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (Credit: Chris Usher/CBS News via Getty Images)

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will be a speaker at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. next month.

The Democratic National Convention Committee announced additional speakers on Monday.

O’Malley has a high profile in the party, frequently appearing on national television shows. O’Malley also is the chairman of the Democratic Governors Association.

O’Malley, who is in his second term, also had a speaking role in the 2004 Democratic National Convention.

Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine will also have a speaking role at this year’s convention, which is scheduled to begin Sept. 4. Former President Bill Clinton will be speaking as well. San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be the first Latino keynote speaker at the convention.

Current Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is scheduled to speak at the GOP convention that kicks off Aug. 27 in Tampa, Fla.

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