User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


19° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Politics

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

More 'Buzz' Than Normal Surrounding VP Debate

October 11, 2012, 5:47 PM

More 'Buzz' Than Normal Surrounding VP Debate

Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan will face off in their first and only debate on Thursday night.

Typically the Vice Presidential debate doesn't have that much of an affect on a Presidential campaign, but there is more buzz surrounding Thursday's debate between Biden and Ryan.

Part of it is that Biden has a passionate personality and is somewhat flamboyant. Voters also want to find out more about Ryan and what he stands for.

But Augustana College Political Science Professor Emily Wanless says Mitt Romney's strong showing and President Barack Obama's lack-luster performance during the first Presidential debate last week has also put more importance on Thursday's event.

"Given the large impact that we see from the Presidential debate last week we may have to throw history aside for this one and say there's a good chance there could be an impact, whether it's on how the rest of the campaign unfolds or whether it could have an over-arching impact on the electoral outcome on Election Day," Wanless said.

Thursday's debate starts at 8 p.m. central time on KELOLAND-TV.

While this will be the only Vice Presidential debate President Obama and Romney will face-off two more times this month.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View politics

You may also like

Senate Defeats Keystone XL Bill

11/18/2014 5:24 PM

The Democrat-controlled Senate has defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Full Story
Weiland Pitches Donors To Continue Election Fight

11/17/2014 10:47 AM

Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland doesn't appear to be exiting the political stage quietly.

Full Story
US Senate Shoots Down Keystone XL Pipeline

11/18/2014 6:16 PM

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson could have been the vote to pass the Keystone XL pipeline through the upper chamber but opted to oppose the project.

Full Story
SD Open Meetings Panel To Hear 3 Complaints

11/18/2014 5:47 AM

South Dakota's Open Meeting Commission gathers Friday in Sioux Falls to consider three complaints against local government panels.

Full Story
White House Indicates Obama Would Veto Pipeline Bill

11/18/2014 3:00 PM

The White House is indicating that President Barack Obama would veto legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Full Story


Events