The 2012 presidential election cycle featured incumbent President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee. The vice presidential debate consisted of incumbent Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat, and Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, a Republican.
The vice presidential debate was a 90-minute discussion broken up into nine 10-minute segments, on a variety of topics. Moderated by Martha Raddatz of ABC, it took place on October 11, 2012, in Danville, Kentucky.
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