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People and Places
 
Words and politics
 

Clinton
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama
 

Politicians love powerful words. In today's People and Places you will hear about the importance of moving words in a political campaign. You will hear two Democrats, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. What one word is used by these candidates again and again?


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Vocabulary from the programme

the Democrats
one of the political groups in the USA i.e. a political party

candidate
in an election, the politicians who want to win

slogan
a popular sentence or phrase often used by politicians e.g. Change we can believe in.

a proven track record
past experience which shows that you can do the job

our time has come
we will now get what we have waited for

moving words
words that make you feel strongly




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