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Notable firsts in inauguration history

Jan 18, 2013
Tradition and ritual play major roles on Inauguration Day. Here are some of the firsts, both quirky and significant, that have occurred throughout history.
Posted In: inauguration, presidents, vice president, Washington D.C.

Ads quick to criticize after VP debate

Oct 12, 2012
Biden, Ryan razzed in quick response ads
Posted In: 2012 election, vice president, debate, super PACs, RNC, Joe Biden, Paul Ryan

V.P. debates draw us in, but don't influence voters

Oct 11, 2012
Despite increased interest in vice presidential debates -- from Sarah Palin and Joe Biden to tonight's Biden-Ryan showdown -- polls show these debates don't really change the vote in November.
Posted In: debate, vice president, Joe Biden, Paul Ryan

The influence of the vice president

Jul 18, 2012
As Romney prepares to tap running mate, historians say vice presidents have a mostly unseen role in shaping policy.
Posted In: vice president, Mitt Romney, 2012 election