Slate's On the Trail: The Cheney Debate Factor NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate columnist Chris Suellentrop about the upcoming vice presidential debate. Democratic candidate Sen. John Edwards, who was a successful trial attorney before entering politics, may have earned a reputation as a skilled orator -- but Suellentrop warns not to downplay Vice President Dick Cheney's formidable skills as a debater.
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Slate's On the Trail: The Cheney Debate Factor

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Slate's On the Trail: The Cheney Debate Factor

Slate's On the Trail: The Cheney Debate Factor

Slate's On the Trail: The Cheney Debate Factor

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NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate columnist Chris Suellentrop about the upcoming vice presidential debate. Democratic candidate Sen. John Edwards, who was a successful trial attorney before entering politics, may have earned a reputation as a skilled orator — but Suellentrop warns not to downplay Vice President Dick Cheney's formidable skills as a debater.