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.

Laura Bush
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Laura Bush, center, supported both of George W. Bush's successful bids for the White House with speeches at the 2000 and 2004 Republican National Conventions.

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