ABC News Digital Reporters: Behind the Scenes of the 2012 Presidential Election

ABC's Devin Dwyer and Emily Friedman share their experiences on the road with candidates.
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chicago. And emily friedman, who spent 13 months on the road with governor romney, is in boston this morning. I want to welcome you both. You're awake? Or never slept? I don't hear them. Does anybody else hear them? I hope we can talk to you guys. Can you hear ? Emily? Can you hear us? Lara, can you hear us? I have you on the start. We've been out here. Okay. I want to ask you. You witnessed so much. I cannot even imagine we have the time, with the president. What's your favorite real moment? I think my most surreal moment of this campaign was covering president obama. The fund-raiser obama. He spent more time fund-raising than any president in american history. In fact, I covered more fund-raisers this year than political rallies. And some of the fund-raisers took us to pretty amazing places. We were in manhattan, inside sarah jessica parker's house in west side manhattan. One of my other favorite moments of the campaign was in tyler perry's mansion in atlanta. President obama stood before candlelight, speaking to none other than oprah winfrey, sitting at one of those tables. And he said, I'll never forget it. Just like books and skin cream, if oprah likes you, other people like you, too. He was milking that hollywood connection this campaign. Devin, who wins? Jay-z or bruce? I have to go bruce all the way. Just some great hits. And a really strong ally of the president. Need to see him unplugged and up close. I understand we have emily. And emily has been on the road with governor romney, now, for 13 months. Emily, can you hear me? Yes. Share with us, if you will, something that we don't know. And we do now know a lot about his sandwich preferences. But something about governor romney that we didn't know. I think a lot of people don't realize he really does have a good sense of humor. We spent a lot of time crisscrossing the nation. We hit 45 states, 3 foreign countries. There's a lot of time with him. Even up until the last minute last night, on his final flight back to boston, he was joking with us. We asked him, don't you regret not spending more time with us? He sort of laughed and said, no. I might have a few more regrets. But he was in great spirits. And then turned around and said, you know what? I really thought these seats back here on this charter were a lot bigger for you. Very clever. He had a good sense of humor about it. We created a pop quiz for you. Are you feeling ready? Let's do it. We start with emily. You spent 13 months on the road. How many hotels in that 13-month period have you stayed in? More than 200. And most of the time, a different one every night. I'm sure you will not miss that. Devin, you've been traveling with the president since may of last year. How many miles in the air? My gosh, lara. We totaled it up, more than 75,000 miles. Unfortunately, the white house press charter and air force one do not have frequent flyer miles. Come on. That's not fair, devin. Emily, in all the time, how many nights did you actually sleep in your own bed? I think I can count them on two hands. Probably eight or nine, in my own bed. In 13 months. I don't quite remember what the inside of my apartment looks like. I hope you both get a chance to take a breather. Will you get time off? And will you miss this excitement? I will definitely miss it. I will, too. It's been a great experience. Once in a lifetime. And devin? Absolutely, lara. One of the great things is, president obama's going to continue, now. We've got a lot more to cover back in washington. We're headed that way this afternoon. We thank you. All of the work. You guys are our eyes and ears. We could not do it without them. And we thank you both, emily and devin. Great job.

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