It's All Politics, Oct. 12, 2012

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Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, right, watches as Vice President Joe Biden, speaks during the vice presidential debate at Centre College, Thursday, Oct. 11 in Danville, Ky. i i
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Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, right, watches as Vice President Joe Biden, speaks during the vice presidential debate at Centre College, Thursday, Oct. 11 in Danville, Ky.
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In the final weeks before Election Day, the one and only matchup of the vice presidential candidates in a broadcast debate turned up the heat. NPR's Ron Elving and White House correspondent Scott Horsley hash out which jabs by Vice President Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan caused the most sting. They also look ahead to the next presidential debate and weigh in on Big Bird's staying power.

Join NPR's Ron Elving and Scott Horsley for the latest political roundup.

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