Political wives at conventions

POSTED: 10:37 AM PDT September 4, 2012    UPDATED: 11:27 AM PDT September 30, 2012 

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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