WASHINGTON-- Fierce and focused, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan gave voters the kind of substantive showdown that was everything the presidential debate was not. "Not a single thing he said is accurate," Biden shot back when Ryan leveled a charge that President Barack Obama was projecting U.S. weakness.
NEW YORK-- ABC's Martha Raddatz took a forceful approach to moderating Thursday's vice presidential debate, winning many positive reviews from instant pundits on social media but some complaints from Republicans.
While a range of topics were discussed during the vice presidential debate, many Americans were most curious about what exactly Joe Biden was referring to when he called Paul Ryan's statements "malarkey."
This month's employment report was particularly exciting given the bipolar analysis dependent on the political leanings of commentators.
In the second debate of the 2012 general election campaign—the only debate between the Vice Presidential candidates—the facts themselves became one of the issues.
As the presidential election campaign grinds into November, Republican and Democratic lawmakers are busily hammering their own pitons into the fiscal cliff — staking out routes that could either force compromise or snap the economy’s safety lines.
WASHINGTON-- Anyone who paid attention to a hearing in Congress this week knew that the administration had been implored to beef up security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya before the deadly terrorist attack there. But in the vice presidential debate Thursday night, Joe Biden seemed unaware.
DANVILLE, Ky.-- In a spirited debate that laid out stark choices, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan teed up pointed arguments on the economy, social policy and America's place in the world that President Barack Obama and GOP rival Mitt Romney now will drive forward into the campaign's final stretch.
Joe Biden has drawn criticism from Republican pundits for chuckling almost every time Paul Ryan opened his mouth.
is in talks to buy a significant stake in Sprint Nextel Corp, the ailing U.S. wireless carrier said. A deal would offer a multibillion-dollar lifeline that could help Sprint finance future mergers of its own and better compete with its much bigger and richer rivals.
Vice President Joe Biden and his Republican rival, Paul Ryan, faced off on Thursday in their only debate before the Nov. 6 presidential election. Here is some fact-checking of claims made by the candidates. RYAN: ECONOMIC GROWTH IS SLOWER NOW.
Dominic Dyer, executive director at American European Institute, gave his outlook on the outcome of the vice-presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
By John Whitesides and Andy Sullivan. Vice President Joe Biden leaped to the attack against Republican challenger Paul Ryan in a lively debate on Thursday, aggressively defending the Obama administration's economic and foreign policies to try to regain momentum in the White House race.
President Barack Obama has called for keeping tax rates the same for families making less than $250,000 annually and raising them for those above that level.
By John Whitesides and Andy Sullivan. Vice President Joe Biden leaped to the attack against Republican challenger Paul Ryan in a lively debate on Thursday, aggressively defending the administration's economic and foreign policies in a bid to regain momentum in the White House race.
By John Whitesides and Andy Sullivan. Vice President Joe Biden and rival Republican Paul Ryan battled fiercely over foreign policy and the economy in a lively debate on Thursday, with Biden aggressively defending the administration's policies and dismissing Ryan's criticism.
CNBC's Scott Cohn fact-checks tonight's debate and discussing who won the debate, with David Walker, Comeback American Initiative, and Jim Sinegal, Costco founder, explains why he believes President Obama would be better for business.
CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow weigh in with post-debate reaction and how strong each nominee came across, with Keith Boykin, Democratic strategist; Jared Bernstein, former VP Biden adviser; and Sara Fagen, former White House political director.
Vice President Biden says the administration inherited a bad situation, and defends the President's record. Rep. Paul Ryan said the Obama plan has not worked and it is not what a real recovery looks like, and that Mitt Romney would provide more jobs.
Are you embarrassed by the tone of your negative ads? Vice President Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan defend their campaigns.