Political wives at conventions

Published On: Sep 04 2012 12:37:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 04 2012 01:40:17 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 2008 Democratic National Convention during Barack Obama's first presidential run, will try to win support for his re-election with an opening-night speech at this year's DNC.

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