The Vice Presidential Debate 2016

2415 WordsOct 6, 201610 Pages
The vice presidential debate 2016, featuring Virginia Senator Tim Kaine and Indiana Governor Mike Pence, was held at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, at 9 pm ET, and was moderated by CBSN anchor Elaine Quijano. The campaigns have agreed to the rules of this 90-minute debate. There will be nine different segments covering domestic and foreign policy issues. Each segment will begin with a question to both candidates who will each have two minutes to answer. The debate stretched for 90 minutes and had nine segments to discuss domestic and foreign policy matters. Each of the candidate was given about two minutes to answer a variety of questions on why they support their running mates and their policies. After the moderator introduction, Kaine started off first by explaining why he chose to be by Hillary Clinton 's side. He said he was proud of her "because [of] her vision of [standing] stronger together, building an economy that works for all, not just those at the top, being safe in the world not only with a strong military, but also strong alliances to battle terrorism and climate change, and also to build a community of respect." "Hillary told me why she asked me to be her running mate. She said the test of a Clinton administration will not be the signing of a bill or the passage of a bill. It 'll be whether we can make somebody 's life better, whether we can make a classroom better learning environment for schoolkids or teachers, whether we can make a safer --
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