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  •  - Members of the media work on the Centre College campus before the vice-presidential debate in Danville

    Members of the media work on the Centre College campus before the vice-presidential debate in Danville

    Posted: 10/11/2012 1:12:01 AM EST
    Members of the media work on the Centre College campus before the vice-presidential debate in Danville, Kentucky October 10, 2012. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan
  •  - Visitors walk through the media center on the Centre College campus, a day before the vice-presidential debate, in Danville

    Visitors walk through the media center on the Centre College campus, a day before the vice-presidential debate, in Danville

    Posted: 10/11/2012 1:12:01 AM EST
    Visitors walk under a relief bust of vice president Joe Biden and republican congressman Paul Ryan at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky October 10, 2012. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan
  •  - Man walks past a mural of Daniel Boone in Kentucky near Danville, Kentucky

    Man walks past a mural of Daniel Boone in Kentucky near Danville, Kentucky

    Posted: 10/11/2012 1:12:01 AM EST
    A man walks past a mural of frontiersman Daniel Boone in Harrodsburg, Kentucky October 10, 2012. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown held a few miles down the road at Centre College in Danville between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
  •  - Students leave the Norton Center for the Arts on the Centre College campus, a day before the vice-presidential debate, in Danville

    Students leave the Norton Center for the Arts on the Centre College campus, a day before the vice-presidential debate, in Danville

    Posted: 10/11/2012 1:12:01 AM EST
    Students leave the Norton Center for the Arts on the Centre College campus, a day before the vice-presidential debate, in Danville, Kentucky October 10, 2012. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan
  •  - Technicians put finishing touches on the stage at Centre College prior to the vice-presidential debate in Danville, Kentucky

    Technicians put finishing touches on the stage at Centre College prior to the vice-presidential debate in Danville, Kentucky

    Posted: 10/11/2012 1:12:01 AM EST
    Technicians put finishing touches on the stage at Centre College prior to the vice-presidential debate in Danville, Kentucky October 10, 2012. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown held in the small town between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan
  •  - Members of the media work on the Centre College campus before the vice-presidential debate in Danville

    Members of the media work on the Centre College campus before the vice-presidential debate in Danville

    Posted: 10/11/2012 1:12:01 AM EST
    Members of the media work on the Centre College campus before the vice-presidential debate in Danville, Kentucky October 10, 2012. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan
  •  - Visitors walk through the media center on the Centre College campus, a day before the vice-presidential debate, in Danville

    Visitors walk through the media center on the Centre College campus, a day before the vice-presidential debate, in Danville

    Posted: 10/11/2012 1:12:01 AM EST
    Visitors walk under a relief bust of vice president Joe Biden and republican congressman Paul Ryan at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky October 10, 2012. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan
  •  - Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Posted: 10/10/2012 2:45:03 PM EST
    Vice President Joe Biden (R) speaking in Charlotte, North Carolina September 6, 2012, and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, speaking in Tampa, Florida, August 29, 2012, are shown in this combination photo. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. Democrats are counting on Biden to blunt the momentum of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has gained ground after a strong debate performance against President Barack Obama last week. REUTERS/Mike Segar (L)/Jason Reed (R)
  •  - Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Posted: 10/10/2012 8:59:43 AM EST
    Vice President Joe Biden (R) speaking in Charlotte, North Carolina September 6, 2012, and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, speaking in Tampa, Florida, August 29, 2012, are shown in this combination photo. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. Democrats are counting on Biden to blunt the momentum of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has gained ground after a strong debate performance against President Barack Obama last week. REUTERS/Mike Segar (L)/Jason Reed (R)
  •  - Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Posted: 10/10/2012 8:59:43 AM EST
    Vice President Joe Biden (R) speaking in Charlotte, North Carolina September 6, 2012, and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, speaking in Tampa, Florida, August 29, 2012, are shown in this combination photo. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. Democrats are counting on Biden to blunt the momentum of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has gained ground after a strong debate performance against President Barack Obama last week. REUTERS/Mike Segar (L)/Jason Reed (R)
  •  - Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Posted: 10/10/2012 8:59:43 AM EST
    Vice President Joe Biden (R) speaking in Charlotte, North Carolina September 6, 2012, and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, speaking in Tampa, Florida, August 29, 2012, are shown in this combination photo. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. Democrats are counting on Biden to blunt the momentum of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has gained ground after a strong debate performance against President Barack Obama last week. REUTERS/Mike Segar (L)/Jason Reed (R)
  •  - Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Posted: 10/9/2012 10:37:52 PM EST
    Vice President Joe Biden (R) speaking in Charlotte, North Carolina September 6, 2012, and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, speaking in Tampa, Florida, August 29, 2012, are shown in this combination photo. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. Democrats are counting on Biden to blunt the momentum of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has gained ground after a strong debate performance against President Barack Obama last week. REUTERS/Mike Segar (L)/Jason Reed (R)
  •  - Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Posted: 10/9/2012 10:37:52 PM EST
    Vice President Joe Biden (R) speaking in Charlotte, North Carolina September 6, 2012, and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, speaking in Tampa, Florida, August 29, 2012, are shown in this combination photo. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. Democrats are counting on Biden to blunt the momentum of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has gained ground after a strong debate performance against President Barack Obama last week. REUTERS/Mike Segar (L)/Jason Reed (R)
  •  - Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Combination photo of Vice President Biden and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

    Posted: 10/9/2012 10:37:52 PM EST
    Vice President Joe Biden (R) speaking in Charlotte, North Carolina September 6, 2012, and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan, speaking in Tampa, Florida, August 29, 2012, are shown in this combination photo. U.S. vice presidential debates usually don't matter much, but the October 11 showdown between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan could be an exception. Democrats are counting on Biden to blunt the momentum of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has gained ground after a strong debate performance against President Barack Obama last week. REUTERS/Mike Segar (L)/Jason Reed (R)
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              FILE  - In this Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Jessie Ventura speaks at Macalester College Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 in St. Paul, Minn., in support of Libertarian Party p

    FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Jessie Ventura speaks at Macalester College Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 in St. Paul, Minn., in support of Libertarian Party p

    Posted: 10/5/2012 4:23:30 AM EST
    FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, former Minnesota Gov. Jessie Ventura speaks at Macalester College Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 in St. Paul, Minn., in support of Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson prior to an address by Johnson. Third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode are blips in the presidential race. They have little money, aren't on stage for presidential debates and barely register in the polls _ when survey takers even bother to list them as options. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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              In this Sept. 21, 2012 photo, Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson, right, greets  students at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.  Third-party candidates Johnson and V

    In this Sept. 21, 2012 photo, Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson, right, greets students at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Third-party candidates Johnson and V

    Posted: 10/5/2012 4:23:30 AM EST
    In this Sept. 21, 2012 photo, Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson, right, greets students at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Third-party candidates Johnson and Virgil Goode are blips in the presidential race. They have little money, aren't on stage for presidential debates and barely register in the polls _ when survey takers even bother to list them as options.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
  •  - Gonzales, stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Romney, and U.S. President Obama stand-in Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates in Denver

    Gonzales, stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Romney, and U.S. President Obama stand-in Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates in Denver

    Posted: 10/3/2012 3:03:47 PM EST
    Zach Gonzales (L), stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and U.S. President Barack Obama stand-in Dia Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates which will be held at the University of Denver in Denver October 2, 2012. Obama will face challenger Romney in the first of three debates on October 3. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
  •  - Gonzales, stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Romney, and U.S. President Obama stand-in Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates in Denver

    Gonzales, stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Romney, and U.S. President Obama stand-in Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates in Denver

    Posted: 10/3/2012 3:03:47 PM EST
    Zach Gonzales (L), stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and U.S. President Barack Obama stand-in Dia Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates which will be held at the University of Denver in Denver October 2, 2012. Obama will face challenger Romney in the first of three debates on October 3. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
  •  - Gonzales, stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Romney, and U.S. President Obama stand-in Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates in Denver

    Gonzales, stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Romney, and U.S. President Obama stand-in Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates in Denver

    Posted: 10/3/2012 9:47:30 AM EST
    Zach Gonzales (L), stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and U.S. President Barack Obama stand-in Dia Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates which will be held at the University of Denver in Denver October 2, 2012. Obama will face challenger Romney in the first of three debates on October 3. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
  •  - Gonzales, stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Romney, and U.S. President Obama stand-in Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates in Denver

    Gonzales, stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Romney, and U.S. President Obama stand-in Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates in Denver

    Posted: 10/3/2012 9:47:30 AM EST
    Zach Gonzales (L), stand-in for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and U.S. President Barack Obama stand-in Dia Mohamed rehearse on stage for the first of the 2012 presidential debates which will be held at the University of Denver in Denver October 2, 2012. Obama will face challenger Romney in the first of three debates on October 3. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart