Table 3 Most common words co-occurring with NSF, by party.

Based on sentence-level analysis, in (nontitle) sentences that include a direct mention of the NSF (see Materials and Methods for details on pre-whitening of text). Words in bold are the top five words mentioned over the entire time period.

Twenty most common words for…
DemocratsRepublicans
ProgramProgram
FundFund
YearYear
EducationAgency
BillEducation
AgencyBill
TechnologyGrant
DepartmentMillion
SupportTechnology
GrantDepartment
MillionAct
MathSupport
ActFederal
BudgetAmend
FederalFiscal
NasaBudget
EngineeringMath
HealthHealth
DevelopmentDirector
BasicAdministration