The 2012 Vice Presidential Debate

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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was widely deemed the winner of the first debate against President Obama. So what sort of pressure does that put on their running mates? Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan take the stage in Kentucky for the first vice presidential debate. We'll discuss the candidates' differences on domestic and foreign policy, and we'll discuss their performances. Could the vice presidential debate affect the election in November?

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Guests:

Chris LeHane, Democratic consultant and a partner at Fabiani and LeHane, and Vice President Al Gore's press secretary throughout the 2000 campaign

Bruce Cain, professor of political science at Stanford University and director designate of the Bill Lane Center for the American West

Duf Sundheim, Former Chair of California Republican Party, 2003-2007

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