Sen. Barbara Mikulski is one of 12 Democratic women running for Senate this year.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention, joining a growing list of representatives from the D.C. Metro area.
Mikulski's office said Wednesday that the senator will lead the podium program highlighting Democratic women candidates for Senate in 2012. A record number of 12 Democratic women are running for Senate this November.
Mikulski is the longest serving woman in the history of Congress.
Joining Mikulski is on the list of speakers at the DNC is Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Virginia Senate candidate Tim Kaine.
The convention will be held from Sept. 3-6 in Charlotte, N.C.