Joe Biden, Paul Ryan play offense in debate

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Vice President Joe Biden makes a point during

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Vice President Joe Biden makes a point during the vice-presidential debate with Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin at Centre College in Danville, Ky. (Oct. 11, 2012) (Credit: AP)

Joe Biden repeatedly called Paul Ryan “my friend,” but this debate wasn’t particularly friendly. The Vice President and the Congressman from Wisconsin attacked each other from the beginning, with Biden accusing Ryan of voting in favor two expensive wars and Ryan slamming Biden and President Barack Obama for leading the nation down an unsustainable fiscal path. Medicare, tax cuts and the state of...

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