The vice presidential candidates prepare to meet each other in a debate -- each with very different ideas on moving forward on health care. In the meantime, GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan defends his stance on automatic cuts to lower the deficit -- which differ from his running mate's stance.
The New York Times: Ideological Opposites Prepare To Meet In Debate
As Mr. Ryan buckled down on Sunday for his first full day of debate preparation, Mr. Biden campaigned over the weekend in Ohio, where he derisively labeled Mr. Ryan's plan to overhaul Medicare "vouchercare." The vice president challenged the news media to "fact-check me." The Romney-Ryan campaign responded with a direct round, singling out Mr. Biden. "Vice President Biden is once again advancing fabricated and disproven attacks," said a spokeswoman, Amanda Henneberg (Gabriel, 9/9).