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Get a detailed overview of the Republican National Convention with's daily convention schedule. Updated daily with the latest events, the schedule allows you to follow candidates, see who is speaking, find out what's on CNN and learn more about what's going on outside Madison Square Garden in New York City. This schedule is subject to change.

Monday, Aug. 30 | Tuesday, Aug. 31 | Wednesday, Sept. 1 | Thursday, Sept. 2

8 - 10 a.m. National Republican Con-gressional Committee breakfast

8:30 - 10 a.m. An Abbott breakfast honoring House Speaker Dennis Hastert

10 a.m. RNC daily convention briefing

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. N.Y., Conn., Ala., Wyo. delegate brunch
7 - 10 a.m. American Morning

10 - 11 a.m. CNN Live Today
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. American Friends Service Committee demonstration in Union Square Park
12-4 p.m.
3:20 p.m. President Bush departs for Ohio
noon - 2 p.m. An Irish Luncheon

noon A Railroads Luncheon honoring Sen. Trent Lott

12:30 p.m. The Club for Growth panel discussion "with the rising stars of the GOP to discuss what lies ahead for the Republican Party."

1 - 3 p.m. Luncheon honoring "outstanding pro-life members of Congress" hosted by Phyllis Schlafly

2 p.m. "USA Patriot Act: Civil Liberties v. Civil Liabilities" forum hosted by The Arab American Institute and the American Conservative Union

2 - 4 p.m. Ice cream reception honoring House Majority Whip Roy Blunt and Rep. Eric Cantor

2:30 - 5 p.m. "A Brooklyn State of Mind" hosted by The Republican Governors Association

2:45 - 4:45 p.m. Con-gressional Internet Caucus reception
Noon - 1 p.m. News From CNN

3 - 4:30 p.m. Inside Politics
noon "George W. Bush: Faith in the White House" screening at the Ramada Plaza New Yorker Hotel
4 p.m.
4 - 6 p.m. GOP reception hosted by Florida Governor Jeb Bush

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Wal-Mart salute to the Ohio delegation
4:30 - 5 p.m. Crossfire
4 - 7 p.m. New York City Central Labor Council demonstration at Eighth Avenue and 30th Street
5 p.m.
5 p.m. President Bush addresses a rally at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio
5 p.m. "Rocks the Planet in Times Square" hosted by The Republican Governors Association

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Cocktail / martini reception hosted by Senate Republican Conference Chairman Rick Santorum
5 - 6 p.m. Wolf Blitzer Reports
8:13-8:31 a.m. "The Un-employment Line" protest: People from a coalition of arts and labor organizations will form a 3.4-mile long line along Broadway from Wall Street area to West 31st Street. They plan not to interfere with vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
6 p.m.
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Pre-session cocktail reception hosted by the Republican National Committee
6 - 7 p.m. Lou Dobbs Tonight
6 - 9:30 p.m. The Grassroots Coalition of Media Organizations demonstration from 52nd Street between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue extending south to 50th Street, marching to 48th Street and Sixth Avenue
7 p.m.
Vice President Dick Cheney addresses the RNC between 7 - 11:15 p.m.
7:30 p.m. RNC opened by W.Va. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito

Pledge of Allegiance led by Sarah Pyszka of Pittsburgh, Penn.

7:40 p.m Presentation of Colors delivered by the New York Fire Department

7:45 p.m. National Anthem sung by the Central Baptist Choir

7:50 p.m. Invocation led by Archbishop Demetrios, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of America in New York
7 - 8 p.m. Anderson Cooper 360: Convention Edition
"National Organization for Women Rally" at East Meadow, Central Park 7 - 9p.m.
8 p.m.
8:05 p.m. President Bush visits with firefighters and supporters at the Italian Charities of America Club in Elmhurst, New York
8:10 p.m. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania addresses the convention

8:15 p.m. Rolling delegate roll call

Vice presidential nomination process is held

8:50 p.m. Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell of Kentucky addresses the convention

Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao addresses the convention

Ohio Rep. Rob Portman addresses the convention
8 - 11 p.m. America Votes 2004: The Republican National Convention
8 p.m. "Fight Fox" party and concert hosted by the Independent Media Institute's AlterNet project, at Irving Plaza
9 p.m.
9 p.m. Lurita Doan of Virginia and Patricia Stout of Texas address the convention

9:10 p.m. Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan addresses the convention

9:22 p.m. Renee Amoore addresses the convention

9:25 p.m. Third Day performs

9:30 p.m. Michael Reagan, son of President Ronald Reagan, addresses the convention Ronald Reagan tribute

9:50 p.m. Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey addresses the convention

Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the convention
9:30 p.m. - 2:30 a.m. RIAA salute to House Speaker Dennis Hastert and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist
9 - 10 p.m. Larry King Live at The Republican National Convention
9:30 p.m. - midnight Tribute to Rudolph Giuliani hosted by Pfizer
10 p.m.
10:30 p.m. Vice President Cheney addresses the Republican National Convention
10:03 p.m. Sara Evans performs

Sen. Zell Miller of Georgia addresses the convention

10:30 p.m. Mrs. Lynne Cheney addresses the convention

Vice President Dick Cheney addresses the convention
10 p.m. - 1 a.m. "The World of Hope Benefit" honoring Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist

10 p.m. - 2 a.m. Event honoring Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Lindsey Graham hosted by UST, Bell South and Home Depot
10 p.m. - 3 a.m. "Best Little Warehouse" party at 12th Avenue and West 27th Street

10 p.m. - 1 a.m. World of Hope charitable event at Rockefeller Center
11 p.m.
11:00 p.m. Brooks and Dunn perform

11:30 p.m. Benediction led by Bishop Rene Gracida, bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Corpus Christi, Texas
The Wisconsin Gala
11 p.m. - midnight Newsnight: Republican Convention Edition
11 p.m. - 2 a.m. "Amigos de Americas" post-convention party hosted by New York Gov. George Pataki's Pataki Pass

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