The word appearing underneath each person is the word they've used the most since we started tracking in August.

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Sharron Angle (R)

Nevada
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Michael Arcuri (D)

New York
Incumbent
House candidate

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Michele Bachmann (R)

Minnesota
Incumbent
House candidate

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Lou Barletta (R)

Pennsylvania
Challenger
House candidate

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Michael Bennet (D)

Colorado
Incumbent
Senate candidate

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Roy Blunt (R)

Missouri
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Barbara Boxer (D)

California
Incumbent
Senate candidate

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Allen Boyd (D)

Florida
Incumbent
House candidate

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Bill Brady (R)

Illinois
Challenger
Governor candidate

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Bobby Bright (D)

Alabama
Incumbent
House candidate

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Jerry Brown (D)

California
Challenger
Governor candidate

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Ken Buck (R)

Colorado
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Robin Carnahan (D)

Missouri
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Tarryl Clark (D)

Minnesota
Challenger
House candidate

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Jack Conway (D)

Kentucky
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Charlie Crist (I)

Florida
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Jim DeMint (R)

Influencer

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Bob Dold (R)

Illinois
Challenger
House candidate

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Carly Fiorina (R)

California
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Lee Fisher (D)

Ohio
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Alexi Giannoulias (D)

Illinois
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Gabrielle Giffords (D)

Arizona
Incumbent
House candidate

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Newt Gingrich (R)

Influencer

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Richard Hanna (R)

New York
Challenger
House candidate

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Joe Heck (R)

Nevada
Challenger
House candidate

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Robert Hurt (R)

Virginia
Challenger
House candidate

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Paul Kanjorski (D)

Pennsylvania
Incumbent
House candidate

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John Kasich (R)

Ohio
Challenger
Governor candidate

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Jesse Kelly (R)

Arizona
Challenger
House candidate

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John Kerry (D)

Influencer

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Mark Kirk (R)

Illinois
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Kendrick Meek (D)

Florida
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Patty Murray (D)

Washington
Incumbent
Senate candidate

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Sarah Palin (R)

Influencer

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Rand Paul (R)

Kentucky
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Nancy Pelosi (D)

Influencer

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Tom Perriello (D)

Virginia
Incumbent
House candidate

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Rick Perry (R)

Texas
Incumbent
Governor candidate

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Rob Portman (R)

Ohio
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Pat Quinn (D)

Illinois
Incumbent
Governor candidate

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Harry Reid (D)

Nevada
Incumbent
Senate candidate

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Martha Roby (R)

Alabama
Challenger
House candidate

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Dino Rossi (R)

Washington
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Marco Rubio (R)

Florida
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Rick Scott (R)

Florida
Challenger
Governor candidate

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Dan Seals (D)

Illinois
Challenger
House candidate

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Joe Sestak (D)

Pennsylvania
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Alex Sink (D)

Florida
Challenger
Governor candidate

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Steve Southerland (R)

Florida
Challenger
House candidate

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Ted Strickland (D)

Ohio
Incumbent
Governor candidate

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Dina Titus (D)

Nevada
Incumbent
House candidate

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Pat Toomey (R)

Pennsylvania
Challenger
Senate candidate

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Bill White (D)

Texas
Challenger
Governor candidate

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Meg Whitman (R)

California
Challenger
Governor candidate

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NPR is following key politicians on Facebook, Twitter and their websites to see what terms are gaining or losing traction on the campaign trail.

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