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January 18, 2013

Weekly Show

Amidst the pomp and circumstance surrounding President Obama’s inauguration, we take a closer look at the foreign and domestic policy issues confronting his second term. Plus, the administration’s plan to take on  gun violence and the debt ceiling.  Joining Gwen: Peter Baker, New York Times; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine/CBS News; Amy Walter, Cook Political Report; Charles Babington, Associated Press.

 

October 12, 2012

Weekly Show

The roundtable analyzes the vice-presidential debate as Vice President Joe Biden and his republican opponent Rep. Paul Ryan traded sharp words over domestic and foreign policy. Also, with both political parties happy with their candidate’s performance, who came out on top? Joining Gwen:  Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times; Alexis Simendinger of Real Clear Politics.

Vice presidential debate: Biden's mission accomplished

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First things first: Vice presidential debates don't really matter. The half-life of Thursday's debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan will be exactly four days -- until next week’s rematch between President Obama and Mitt Romney.

Biden, Ryan trade sharp words on foreign policy, economy during vice-presidential debate

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Vice President Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan (Wis.) tangled fiercely and noisily here Thursday night over the economy and foreign policy in a spirited debate that underscored the vast differences between the Democratic and Republican tickets on virtually every issue in the presidential campaign.

Biden and Ryan quarrel aggressively in debate, offering contrasts

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It was the debate that President Obama and Mitt Romney did not have a week ago.

Spirited Biden debate performance allows democrats to exhale

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Democrats, you may exhale. But don't you dare rejoice.

Vice President Joe Biden took some of the heat off his boss in the critical home stretch of the 2012 election, delivering a spirited debate performance that aimed to compensate for President Obama’s lifeless appearance on another stage one week ago.

Who won the Vice Presidential debate? Depends who you ask

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Partisan Democrats had a lot to be happy about last night’s vice presidential debate. Vice President Joe Biden turned in an aggressive and energetic performance that they wished they’d seen in President Obama.

And while Republicans have cried foul on Biden’s behavior (GOP surrogates called him “rude”), they argue that Rep. Paul Ryan’s calm, unflustered demeanor and his solid performance on foreign affairs was appealing to swing voters, especially women.

The no. 1 rule when no. 2s meet in battle? Be memorable. In a good way.

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Near the end of the first debate ever of vice-presidential candidates, Senator Bob Dole remembered his White House-prepared briefing materials on war casualties under various administrations — and used them.

Big stakes for Biden and Ryan in VP debate

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Rarely has a vice presidential debate been as crucial as the one between Vice President Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan on Thursday night will be. After Mitt Romney’s lopsided victory over President Obama in Denver last week, the exchange will arrive at a fluid and potentially pivotal moment in the campaign.

Watch the vice presidential debate online: Thursday, October 12 at 9pm (ET)

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Begins at 9 p.m. ET.

Livestream the vice presidential debate at Centre College between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican VP challenger Paul Ryan. The event will be moderated by ABC News and Washington Week panelist Martha Raddatz.

Plus, watch Martha Raddatz discuss 9/11 and the death of Osama Bin Laden in Washington Week's "The Backstory"