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2012 Vice Presidential Debate

DANVILLE, KY - OCTOBER 11: Janna Ryan (L), wife of Republican vice presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and his mother Betty Douglas (R) applaud before the vice presidential debate at Centre College on October 11, 2012 in Danville, Kentucky. This is the second of four debates during the presidential election season and the only debate between the vice presidential candidates before the closely-contested election November 6. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Vice presidential debate

Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan squared off in their first round of debates at College Center in Danville, KY, Oct. 11.