stump speech

a political campaign speech, especially one made on a campaign tour.

1810–20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
The politician who loses a word on the tip of his tongue during a stump speech
  is experiencing the sin of blocking.
He has since repeatedly mentioned the highway in a standard stump speech on his
  environmental accomplishments.
Eventually, she began to draw crowds as she sang, played her accordion and gave
  her stump speech at county fairs.
If you listen to her stump speech, she is emphasizing economic issues more than
  social issues.
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