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These were the most commonly used words during the House’s impeachment debate

Wednesday’s debate lasted more than 11 hours

The House of Representatives votes on the second article of impeachment of US President Donald Trump at in the House Chamber at the US Capitol Building on December 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to successfully pass two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The House of Representatives votes on the second article of impeachment of US President Donald Trump at in the House Chamber at the US Capitol Building on December 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to successfully pass two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images)

WASHINGTON – After hours of debate, the House voted Wednesday night to impeach President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment.

During the more than 11 hours of debating more than 80,000 words were said.

10 News found the complete Congressional Record of Wednesday’s debate from C-SPAN and then worked to determine which words were used most often

Below is a word cloud showing the 20 most-frequently-used words, as well as 14 other words. You can click each word to see how many times it was said.

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It’s no surprise that “president” led the way, being said 1,189 times. That was more than double the second-most frequently used word, “speaker,” said 590 times.


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