Speech transcripts were taken from the candidates' websites. When unavailable, ProCon.org searched for transcripts from other sources. Some candidates had more speech transcripts available than others.
[Note: ProCon.org was able to find only one transcript from Ms. McKinney's 2008 presidential campaign, her nomination acceptance speech; the rest of the speeches below were made prior to the current campaign.]
[Note: ProCon.org was unable to find more than 3 transcripts of campaign speeches by Ron Paul; the speeches below were made by Ron Paul as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives unless otherwise noted.]