Slideshow: Vice presidential candidate debate

Republican Sarah Palin (R) greets Joe Biden
Republican Sarah Palin (R) greets Democrat Joseph Biden (L) on stage for their vice presidential debate October 2, 2008 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Biden And Palin Square Off In Only Vice Presidenti
    Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) and Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin take part in the vice presidential debate at the Field House of Washington University's Athletic Complex. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
  • Biden And Palin Square Off In Only Vice Presidenti
    Presidential candidate U.S. Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) smiles during the vice presidential debate at the Field House of Washington University's Athletic Complex on October 2, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
  • Sen. Joe Biden answers a question at the debate
    Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) speaks as Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) looks on during the vice presidential debate at the Field House of Washington University's Athletic Complex (Getty Images/Getty Images)
  • Democratic supporters watch the debate
    Democratic supporters watch the televised debate between Democrat vice presidential candidate Joseph Biden and his Republican counterpart Sarah Palin at the Social Hollywood in Los Angeles. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Republican Sarah Palin arrives on stage
    Republican Sarah Palin arrives on stage for her vice presidential debate with Democrat Joseph Biden October 2, 2008 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • US Senator Joeseph Lieberman at the debate
    US Senator Joeseph Lieberman (L) , I-CT, speaks to people prior to the vice presidential debate between Republican Sarah Palin and Democrat Joseph Biden October 2, 2008 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Republican Sarah Palin
    Republican Sarah Palin participates in the vice presidential debate with Democrat Joseph Biden October 2, 2008 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Sarah Palin addresses Joe Biden
    Democrat Joseph Biden (L) participates in the vice presidential debate with Republican Sarah Palin (R) October 2, 2008 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Republican Sarah Palin answers a question
    Republican Sarah Palin participates in the vice presidential debate with Democrat Joseph Biden October 2, 2008 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • The stage for the vice-presidential debate
    A worker vacuums the stage as final preparations are made at the site of tonight's Vice Presidential debate at Washington University October 2, 2008 in St. Louis, Mo. (David McNew/Getty Images)
  • Biden And Palin after the debate
    Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) shakes hands with Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as her daughter Piper (C) looks on after their vice presidential debate. (David McNew/Getty Images)