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    US vice-presidential candidates face-off - 03 Oct 08

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The only vice-presidential debate of the 2008 U.S. campaign was a polite and largely mistake-free discussion, that failed to produce a clear winner.

    But both Joe Biden, the Democrat candidate, and Sarah Palin, his Republican adversary, were at pains to portray themselves as being in touch with so-called average Americans.

    From St Louis, Rob Reynolds reports.