January 27, 2011
The questions were distributed among seven different categories: Education, Health Care, Foreign Policy, Jobs/Economy, Immigration, Energy/Environment, and Other. We took the top voted five thousand questions and divided them up into their respective categories to see what the most commonly used words were in the questions we received. We then created images from those words using Wordle.
We wanted to get an idea of how our users chose to express their concerns and questions to the President of the United States on each of these important issues. Here's what we found:
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Jobs & the Economy
Energy & the Environment
Foreign Policy & National Defense
Below, you can watch the interview and see which questions made it: