Political Pundits Split on Vice Presidential Debate
Overnight polls were split
on the question of who won Tuesday night's vice presidential debate. Both
campaigns claimed victory in the face-off that at times turned personal.
NewsHour analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks offer a next-day assessment of
Look at the VP Candidates' Perfomance
James Fallows of the Atlantic Monthly, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson,
Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University
of Pennsylvaniadiscuss the debating skills and styles of Vice
President Cheney and Senator Edwards.
Shields and Brooks Offer Their Instant Assessment of Tuesday Night's
Immediately following the debate, syndicated columnist Mark Shields
and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss how the two
candidates fared and what impact the debate may have on the race
for the White House.
Rally Behind Their Candidate
Two political operatives offer their
case for why their party's nominee did what they needed to do to help their ticket
in Tuesday's Vice Presidential Debate.
Size Up the Vice Presidential Debate
Three presidential historians weigh how Tuesday's debate will look in the histories
of the 2004 campaign.
Analysis and Reports from the Trail
New York Times reporters Randall Archibold and Richard Stevenson,
who have been covering Senator Edwards and Vice President Cheney
respectively, join Margaret Warner for a
preview the debate.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times
columnist David Brooks consider what
is at stake in this debate.
Former candidates reflect
on their experiences from vice presidential debates past.
Delivers Strong Performance in 2000
In the only meeting of vice
presidential candidates during the 2000 campaign, Republican Dick Cheney and Democrat
Sen. Joe Lieberman clashed in a series of exchanges over taxes, foreign policy
and energy and environmental issues.