Tonight, Thursday, October 11, 2012, is the first and only vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and his Republican challenger, Congressman Paul Ryan. ABC News’ Martha Raddatz will moderate the 90-minute event.
Tonight, Thursday, October 11, at 9:00 PM ET.
Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.
HOW DO I WATCH?
You can watch tonight’s debate on most or all of the broadcast channels. ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, FOX, PBS, and C-SPAN will all be carrying the debate live. Univision and Telemundo will not be carrying the debate live but will broadcast it at midnight (ET).
Check local listings here for channel details.
You can watch the debate live via YouTube.com/politics.
UStream will also be carrying a variety of formats, including PBS and CBS coverage.
C-SPAN online will also stream the debate and is creating new “debate hub.”
NPR is offering a special debate chat and audio.
Even Mashable is getting in on the act.
And, or course, on the Obama campaign website.
Of course, you can follow me live-tweeting the debate: @davidbadash
Tonight’s debate will focus on domestic and foreign policy, so expect questions about jobs, jobs, jobs, the economy, health care and Obamacare, Medicare, the deficit, the budget cuts Ryan wants, unemployment, perhaps climate change, and likely this year’s 9/11 attacks in Libya and Egypt. Same-sex marriage, the war on women, and the so-called war on religion may also get some attention from the candidates.
The two candidates will sit opposite each other and Martha Radditz, at a crescent-shaped table,
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