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Michelle’s convention speech: Clinton’s presidential character

First lady Michelle Obama announcing a makeover for food nutrition labels in Washington on May 20. AP photo

PHILADELPHIA – First Lady Michelle Obama will talk about Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama in her remarks at the Democratic convention on Monday night.

Mrs. Obama is scheduled to speak between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Chicago time, following Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey and a video introduction of the South Side first lady.

A White House official said that in her speech, “Mrs. Obama will be talking about the role our President plays in the lives of our children — shaping their values and aspirations, ensuring they have the opportunities they need to fulfill their boundless potential — and why she believes Hillary Clinton is the leader with the character, temperament, and experience to best fill that role.

“Mrs. Obama will talk about the values we share as a nation — opportunity, equality, inclusion — and Secretary Clinton’s passionate commitment to those values over her lifetime of public service.”