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.

Elizabeth Dole, shown in 1996
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Bill Clinton's 1996 rival, Bob Dole, had the support of wife Elizabeth at that year's Republican National Convention.

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