Tim Kaine (DNC)

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Democrat | Influencer

Why we're tracking this person: The former governor of Virginia is chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and in that role is among his party's leading spokesmen and lends his voice to campaigns across the nation. He's also a potential Cabinet member in the Obama administration and a possible future candidate for national office.

Compare how Tim Kaine (DNC) uses key words

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Top This Week

Obama

25,5,32,19,29,34,26,19

  • Last 7 days: 19 uses (down 27% from last week)

reform

4,0,2,2,0,1,2,3

  • Last 7 days: 3 uses (up 50% over last week)

change

2,1,0,1,1,4,0,2

  • Last 7 days: 2 uses (up 200% over last week)

Top Overall

Obama

25,5,32,19,29,34,26,19

  • Overall: 242 uses since Aug. 30

jobs

7,0,14,3,3,1,3,1

  • Overall: 102 uses since Aug. 30

economy

11,0,9,3,1,3,4,1

  • Overall: 111 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of words we're tracking

...President Obama’s Election Day Message - President Obama: “You can prove one more time that change comes from the bottom up—from people standing together and working together and making their voices heard.” Please vote....

— via Facebook (November 2)

...President Obama: “You can prove one more time that change comes from the bottom up." Please vote today. http://j.mp/dwpL1K...

— via Twitter (November 2)

...David Axelrod answered your questions about “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” education, health reform, and more. http://j.mp/9KIPND...

— via Twitter (October 28)

...Axelrod - David Axelrod answered your questions about ending “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the administration’s work on education, health reform, and more....

— via Facebook (October 28)

...Getting What They Expected - Special interests are pouring in millions in secret donations to repeal Wall Street reform, to repeal health reform, and to go back to the same policies that led to this mess—and Republicans aren’t...

— via Facebook (October 27)

...Getting What They Expected - Special interests are pouring in millions in secret donations to repeal Wall Street reform, to repeal health reform, and to go back to the same policies that led to this...

— via Facebook (October 27)

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