A Matter of Words: What candidates and their spouses emphasized in campaign speeches

In their remarks, as prepared for delivery, Democrats President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden and their Republican challengers – Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan respectively – masterfully crafted their speeches to the U.S. electorate during the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Their spouses also addressed voters. The larger the word, the more often it was used in their speech. We’ve also included video so you can hear the ad-libs.

Contenders for President:

President Barack Obama
Barack Obama 2012 Nomination Acceptance Speech Many Eyes

Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney 2012 Acceptance Speech Many Eyes

Contenders for Vice President:

Joe Biden
Joe Biden 2012 Nomination Acceptance Speech Many Eyes

Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan 2012 Nomination Acceptance Speech Many Eyes

The Spouses

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama's 2012 Democratic National Convention Speech Many Eyes

Ann Romney
Ann Romney 2012 GOP Convention Speech Many Eyes

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