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October 08, 2012


A Veep Debate That Could Matter

"Vice presidential debates typically matter as much as vice presidential picks -- which is to say not a lot -- but a convergence of factors is raising the stakes on this week's faceoff between Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden," Politico reports.

In fact, the circumstances around the debate this week closely resemble 2004: "The incumbent president flops in his first debate, forcing his older and more seasoned vice president to take it to a younger foe."














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