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Daily Archives: October 11, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan participate in the vice presidential debate October 11, 2012, moderated by Martha Raddatz

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Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan participate in the vice presidential debate October 11, 2012, moderated by Martha Raddatz

Biden-Ryan Debate a Place-Holder

“There are plenty of fine people who could lead this country, but what you need are people who, when they say they’re going to do something, they go do it,” Rep. Paul Ryan said in debate tonight. “My record stands...

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Representative Paul Ryan during the October 11, 2012 vice presidential debate.

Photograph by Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Representative Paul Ryan during the October 11, 2012 vice presidential debate.

Biden-Ryan: American Intervention

“It’s a different country,” Vice President Joe Biden says of Syria, when asked why the U.S. is not involved there the way it was in the overthrow of the regime in Libya. “All this loose talk of Governor Romney, and...

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Vice President Joe Biden during the October 11, 2012 vice presidential debate

Photograph by Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Vice President Joe Biden during the October 11, 2012 vice presidential debate

Laughing Biden to Cool Ryan: `Now You’re Jack Kennedy’

“The middle class will pay less, and people making more than $1 million will pay more,” Vice President Joe Biden says of the Obama administration’s plan for taxes. “We want to extend permanently the middle-class tax cut,” Biden says, accusing...

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