Fluke, Ledbetter, Longoria Get DNC Speaking Slots

August 22, 2012 2:22 a.m.

Democrats are bringing on a host of women to speak at the Democratic National Convention, including several women who are symbols of the ‘war on women,’ the DNCC announced Wednesday morning. Sandra Fluke, whom Rush Limbaugh called a “prostitute” earlier this year and Lilly Ledbetter, who lends her name to the fair pay act President Obama signed in 2009, made the list. Also included is Wisconsin Senate nominee Tammy Baldwin and campaign co-chair actress Eva Longoria, who has been involved in reaching out to women voters.

Here’s the list:

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin

Former Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Tammy Duckworth

Sandra Fluke, Georgetown University Student

Denise Juneau, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Montana

Nancy Keenan, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America

Caroline Kennedy

Lilly Ledbetter

Eva Longoria, Obama Campaign Co-Chair

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, together with the women of the U.S. Senate

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Action Fund

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