Political wives at conventions

Published On: Sep 04 2012 12:37:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 30 2012 01:27:57 PM CDT

As first lady Michelle Obama prepares to speak at the DNC, look back at the role of wives in political conventions.

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Michelle Obama, who spoke at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, is one of a long line of political wives who have taken to the convention stage to encourage support for their husbands.

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