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U.S. Election Debates Unpacked (Part 2: Vice Presidential Debate)

With U.S. Presidential Elections quickly approaching (November 8), the candidates have one last chance in the election cycle to win the votes of undecided voters of the Presidential Election Debates.
Since the 1960’s, presidential debates have become extremely important to the democratic process of the U.S. presidential elections. The topics discussed in Presidential debates are often the most controversial issues of the time, and some elections have been nearly decided by these debates. 
On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, the lone Vice Presidential Debate of the 2016 General Election will air from 9pm to 10:30 p.m. ET. vovThe Vice Presidential debate will be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a deeper discussion of the topic.  
Join William “Chip” Laitinen, the Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, at America House to take a closer look at democracy through debate. He will guide you through a discussion of the most crucial moments of the Vice Presidential Debate.
If you would like to watch the entire debate online before our discussion, find information here: http://venturebeat.com/2016/09/25/watch-the-2016-us-presidential-debates-online/
 

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