In anticipation for the second round of Democratic debates at the end of July, Rev has spent some time analyzing what was said during the first round of debates. There’s a lot of interesting data that can come from debate transcripts, as shown in the tables, graphs, and word analyses below. Night 2 of the Democratic Debates included Democratic candidates Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, and more.

Word Count: Top 100 Words Said During Night 2 by All Candidates

Debate Night 2 Word Analysis

Some of the Top Phrases Said During Night 2 by All Candidates

PhrasesOccurrences
the united states32
vice president32
vice president biden20
senator sanders26
donald trump24
senator harris21
climate change18
medicare for all16
mayor buttigieg14
on this stage13
the american people13
make sure that10
in this country10
first of all9
to deal with9
in terms of8
the issue of8
thank you senator8
pass the torch8

Number of Times “Trump” Was Said by Top Candidates

Times Trump Said Democrat Debates

Number of Times Healthcare Was Mentioned by Top Candidates

Healthcare First Democratic Debate

Joe Biden Top Words

Joe Biden Top Words

Joe Biden Top Phrases

Joe Biden Top Phrases

Joe Biden Top PhrasesOccurrences
we have to8
make sure that6
the united states6
have to make5
to make sure5
be able to4
civile rights4
middle class4
to do that4
that’s why i4
we can do4
donald trump3
combat troops3
the united states of america3
have to make sure3
to make sure that3
we have to make3
united states of america3
do not need a3

Kamala Harris Top Words

Kamala Harris Top Words

Kamala Harris Top Phrases

Kamala Harris Top Phrases

Kamala Harris Top PhrasesOccurrences
the united states9
of the united states5
i’m going to5
and i will5
of the united5
president of the united states4
president of the united4
to add a point4
president of the4
we have to4
to add a4
to tell you4
add a point4
i will say4
i’m going to tell you3
like to add a point3
the end of the month3
going to tell you3
like to add a3
i’m going to tell3

Bernie Sanders Top Words

Bernie Sanders Top Words

Bernie Sanders Top Phrases

Bernie Sanders Top Phrases

Bernie Sanders Top PhrasesOccurrences
medicare for all5
the insurance5
to take on4
to stand up4
take on the4
fossil fuel4
the guts to4
have got to4
in this country4
the guts to take3
we have got to3
that trump3
we need a3
the fossil fuel3
guts to take3
the american people3
we have got3
and that is3
we have the3

Pete Buttigieg Top Words

Pete Buttigieg Top Words

Pete Buttigieg Top Phrases

Pete Buttigieg Top Phrases

Pete Buttigieg Top PhrasesOccurrences
be able to5
we need to4
the american people4
we’ve got to4
to be able to3
part of the3
student debt3
to college3
this is not3
to be able3
to be more affordable in2
be more affordable in this2
i am determined to bring2
affordable in this country to2
needs to be more affordable2
more affordable in this country2
it’s why we need2
before it’s too late2
am determined to bring2
to be more affordable2