Senator Joe Biden and Governor Sarah Palin have met in the only vice-presidential debate ahead of the November 4 election in the US.
Strong performances from both candidates will probably see the result scored as a draw. Biden, the Democratic candidate, clearly had a stronger grasp of the detail of issues. However, Palin, the Republican candidate, delivered a strong performance which will please her party.
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