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Fact-Checking The Vice Presidential Debate

A team of NPR correspondents joins Renee Montagne to give Thursday night's Vice Presidential debate a "Close Read." The discussion will take up the foreign and domestic issues covered in the debate with analysis and fact-checking. The reporters include: John Ydstie, Julie Rovner, Michele Kelemen, Larry Abramson and Tom Bowman.
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