October 12, 2012 Tom Barnes, a retired grain farmer born in Ohio, is a Fox News conservative. His daughter, Becky, who's turned part of the big family farm south of Columbus into an organic vegetable operation, is an Obama Democrat. They try not to talk politics, but during the vice presidential debate, they did. And then some.
October 11, 2012 There were some sketchy claims about health care, security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya, and other subjects. But early analyses aren't pointing to any huge whoppers.
October 11, 2012 The fact checkers will be up and running for tonight's vice presidential debate.
October 11, 2012 If you're looking for something else to do while watching or listening to tonight's 90-minute vice presidential debate, there's always debate bingo.
October 11, 2012 In the first presidential debate between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, a few terms and figures became flash points for later discussion. Here's a closer look at a few of these disputed terms that are likely to come up in Thursday's vice presidential debate.
October 11, 2012 The vice presidential contenders meet for their first and only debate at Centre College in Danville, Ky. All eyes will be watching how both men respond in the wake of last week's presidential debate. Join us for a live discussion and share your reactions.
October 11, 2012 The Ohio race — and, quite possibly the national contest — could be decided in the Columbus area, particularly in the "collar" counties that surround the big university town. And the polls have tightened since the first presidential debate.
October 11, 2012 Vice presidential debates are often quickly forgotten, but tonight's matchup — featuring what one pundit calls "probably two of the most substantive vice presidential candidates we've ever had" — will likely be widely watched. Both men are steeped in policy but offer big contrasts in styles.
October 11, 2012 The vice presidential debate is bound to feature lots of budget buzzwords. They may be shorthand for policies that could have huge impacts on taxpayers and the annual $1 trillion budget deficit.