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07/27/2016 01:29 pm ET Updated Jul 28, 2016

Bill Clinton Is One Thing That Hasn't Changed In 36 Years Of The DNC

He's spoken at nearly every convention since 1980, when he was governor of Arkansas.

Former President Bill Clinton spoke on behalf of his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, at this year’s Democratic National Convention on Tuesday.

But Bill Clinton is no stranger to the event. He has spoken at almost every Democratic convention since 1980, when he was governor of Arkansas.

Take a look at Clinton’s convention appearances through the years:

  • Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton (D) speaks at the Democratic National Convention in New York City in August 1980.
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    Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton (D) speaks at the Democratic National Convention in New York City in August 1980.
  • Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton (D) speaks at the Democratic National Convention, July 20, 1988.
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    Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton (D) speaks at the Democratic National Convention, July 20, 1988.
  • Bill Clinton speaks at the Democratic National Convention in New York City on July 16, 1992.
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    Bill Clinton speaks at the Democratic National Convention in New York City on July 16, 1992.
  • President Bill Clinton gestures to the crowd before accepting his nomination for re-election during the Democratic National C
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    President Bill Clinton gestures to the crowd before accepting his nomination for re-election during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago on Aug. 29, 1996.
  • President Clinton gestures as he is introduced at the Democratic National Convention in the Staples Center in Los Angeles on
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    President Clinton gestures as he is introduced at the Democratic National Convention in the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Aug. 14, 2000.
  • Former U.S. President Bill Clinton speaks on opening night of the Democratic National Convention at the FleetCenter in Boston
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    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton speaks on opening night of the Democratic National Convention at the FleetCenter in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 26, 2004.
  • Clinton speaks during day three of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2008.
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    Clinton speaks during day three of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, Aug. 27, 2008.
  • Clinton addresses the audience at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 5, 2012.
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    Clinton addresses the audience at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 5, 2012.
  • Bill Clinton makes the case for his wife, Hillary Clinton's, bid for the presidency at the 2016 Democratic National Conv
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    Bill Clinton makes the case for his wife, Hillary Clinton's, bid for the presidency at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 26, 2016.
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