Washington Post Live today kicks off daily 2020 Democratic National Conventions programming with chair of the Democratic National Committee Tom Perez, Biden campaign manager Jennifer O’Malley Dillon, chair of the House Democratic Caucus Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) in one-on-one interviews.

  • Perez and Dillon will preview the week ahead with Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa in back-to-back conversations.
  • Jeffries will discuss the stimulus bill, criminal justice reform and election security with Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart.
  • Jayapal will discuss her commitment to work with Biden to craft and implement a more progressive agenda with Washington Post Jonathan Capehart.
  • Bass will discuss the impact of her California colleague, Sen. Kamala Harris (D), and what she thinks former vice president Joe Biden needs to do to win in November with Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty.

Throughout the week, Post Live will host dynamic discussions with political insiders, power players and key decision makers on daily convention meetings, to preview the political stage and spotlight the evening’s speakers. Guests will include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Pete Buttigieg, Rep. Val Demings, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Amb. Susan Rice, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Mi. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Andrew Yang.

Post Live will also host morning updates from Washington Post reporters and columnists with crisp analysis and thoughtful critiques of the key moments from the previous night’s speeches in a lively discussion hosted by Jonathan Capehart.

All interviews will be streamed on washingtonpostlive.com as well as The Washington Post’s Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages.

Full Schedule:

Monday, August 17th

10:45 a.m. ET: Chairman Tom Perez

11:00 a.m. ET: Biden Campaign Manager Jennifer O’Malley Dillon

3:00 p.m. ET: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.)

3:30 p.m. ET: Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.)

4:00 p.m. ET: Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif)

Tuesday, August 18th

9:00 a.m. ET: First Look with Jonathan Capehart, Dan Balz, Karen Tumulty, and Eugene Robinson

12:00 p.m. ET: AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka

12:30 p.m. ET: Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.)

1:00 p.m. ET: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

4:00 p.m. ET: Former Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg

4:30 p.m. ET: Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D)

Wednesday, August 19th

9:00 a.m. ET: First Look with Jonathan Capehart, Ashley Parker, Michele Norris, and E.J. Dionne

12:00 p.m. ET: Former Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang

3:00 p.m. ET: New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (D)

Thursday, August 20th

9:00 a.m. ET: First Look with Jonathan Capehart, Annie Linskey, Ruth Marcus, and Charles Lane

12:00 p.m. ET: Ambassador Susan Rice

12:30 p.m. ET: Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.)

3:30 p.m. ET: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)

4:00 p.m. ET: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Friday, August 21st

9:00 a.m. ET: First Look with Jonathan Capehart, Dan Balz, Glenn Kessler, Hugh Hewitt, and Donna Edwards

Washington Post Live conventions programming is presented by AT&T Business.