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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / The Vice Presidential Debates / A Discussion #1031997

CNN Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The high stakes debate between Vice President Joe Biden and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in 2008 recalled and the 2012 vice presidential debate this week previewed. [BIDEN, PALIN - debate.] [CNN's Gloria BORGER†- comments on the Biden debate strategy against Palin and the attack role of the vice presidential candidates.] [On Fox, vice presidential nominee Paul RYAN - characterizes Biden.] Clips from the 1984 debate between Vice President George Bush and Geraldine Ferraro, the 1988 debate between Lloyd Bentsen and Dan Quayle, the 1992 debate between Quayle and Al Gore, 2004 debate between Senator John McCain and former Senator John Edwards shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: John King) The high stakes for Thursday's Biden-Ryan debate, the momentum for Mitt Romney, how they are both beer-drinking politicians and the possibility both guys will run in 2016 discussed. [BORGER - comments on the dynamics of the debates in 2008 and 2012.]

Cooper, Anderson;
King, John

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