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Vice-presidential debate between Pence and Harris sure to focus on COVID pandemic

21 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

As the coronavirus sweeps through the upper reaches of government, Republican Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris face off Wednesday night in a debate highlighting the parties' sharply conflicting visions for a nation in crisis.
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Pence, Harris Set to Clash as Trump's Illness Spurs Precautions

21 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Vice President Mike Pence and California Senator Kamala Harris will face off in their only debate on Wednesday, with a pair of plexiglass partitions between them as an extra precaution against coronavirus infection following President Donald Trump's diagnosis of Covid-19.
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Kamala Harris tried to force my pro-life group to promote abortion

Kamala Harris tried to force my pro-life group to promote abortion

21 days ago   |   By New York Post

Two years ago, the Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling in favor of the free-speech rights of pro-life pregnancy centers in NIFLA v. Becerra. Yet many watching Wednesday's vice presidential debate may not realize that NIFLA v. Becerra was originally NIFLA v. Kamala Harris. Harris is a hard-liner on abortion rights. That's par for the...
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Vice President Pence to campaign in Orlando and The Villages on Saturday

21 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

Pence has tested negative, but his contact with Trump and the other infected staffers has led to a plexiglass partition placed between himself and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris at Wednesday's debate.
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U.S. women organize watch parties for historic VP debate

21 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. vice presidential debate on Wednesday night will pitch Kamala Harris, the first woman of color on a major ticket, against a conservative, white male vice president - and some Americans, especially women, are gearing up to watch the fight.
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How to watch tonight's 2020 VP debate, what time and more for Harris-Pence

How to watch tonight's 2020 VP debate, what time and more for Harris-Pence

21 days ago   |   By New York Post

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's running mate, will square off Wednesday night for their first and only debate - and in a nod to the coronavirus pandemic the candidates will face each other behind plexiglass screens. Here's what you need to know about the debate: What time will it start?...
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Who is Susan Page, moderator of the vice presidential debate?

Who is Susan Page, moderator of the vice presidential debate?

21 days ago   |   By New York Post

Susan Page, the Washington bureau chief for USA Today and a longtime member of the DC press corps, will be the moderator at Wednesday's debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris in Salt Lake City. Page, 69, has covered 10 presidential campaigns and six White House administrations in her 47-year career in...
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Pence, Harris Prepare to Debate Through Plastic Dividers, With Masked Crowd

21 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris will be separated by two plastic partitions when they face off in Salt Lake City for their lone vice presidential debate Wednesday evening.
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Kamala Harris and Mike Pence Face Off in VP Debate: How to Watch

21 days ago   |   By New York Post

To plexiglass or not to plexiglass? That is the question.
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Pence plays Covid defense and other things to watch at the vice presidential debate

Pence plays Covid defense and other things to watch at the vice presidential debate

21 days ago   |   By Politico

Mike Pence has the toughest job in politics tonight: defending Donald Trump's pandemic response.
He'll have a lot of material to work with. The coronavirus pandemic is raging, with the president - himself infected - leaving the hospital only Monday. The White House has become a hot spot of infection. And if that wasn't enough, Trump on Tuesday cut off negotiations with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over a pandemic relief package, deflating financial markets on his first day back.
What Trump needs from Pence tonight is what he's always needed - a calm and rational explanation to Republicans...
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Mike Pence should not be on the debate stage, according to the government's own coronavirus guidelines. He could be unwittingly putting others at risk

Mike Pence should not be on the debate stage, according to the government's own coronavirus guidelines. He could be unwittingly putting others at risk

21 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Wednesday night's vice presidential debate should only be happening virtually, if it is to happen at all.
Numerous White House and GOP officials who Vice President Mike Pence has recently been in contact with have tested positive for the coronavirus in recent days, which means he could be unknowingly spreading the coronavirus to others right now, and he should be in quarantine.
So far, Pence has tested negative for the virus, as has his rival for the debate, Democratic Senator Kamala Harris.
But the fact remains that Pence was in close contact with dozens of people...
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Trumpworld is secretly Penceworld. These are the 18 most important power players advising the veep and likely frontrunner for the 2024 GOP nomination

Trumpworld is secretly Penceworld. These are the 18 most important power players advising the veep and likely frontrunner for the 2024 GOP nomination

21 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Vice President Mike Pence's big moment is here.
His debate Wednesday night against Democratic rival Kamala Harris has all the makings of must-see TV coming on the heels of last week's chaotic showdown between his boss, President Donald Trump, and Joe Biden.
Making the Pence-Harris clash even more important: Trump since that last debate has tested positive for the coronavirus and his erratic behavior while carrying the contagious and deadly disease has raised questions about whether Pence is ready if necessary to take over as a temporary commander-in-chief.
While it...
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Plexiglass barriers: Meet the third wheel in tonight's VP debate

Plexiglass barriers: Meet the third wheel in tonight's VP debate

21 days ago   |   By WGN TV

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - When Vice President Mike Pence and his Democratic challenger, California Sen. Kamala Harris, step on the stage in primetime tonight they'll be joined by a vice presidential debate "first" amid the coronavirus pandemic: plexiglass barriers.
Pence and Harris will appear on stage exactly 12.25 feet apart and separated by the barriers for safety purposes.
Pence's team objected to Harris' request for plexiglass, arguing it was medically unnecessary. But the Commission on Presidential Debates had already agreed to the barriers. Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, said the...
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How to Watch, Live Stream Vice Presidential Debate Between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence

21 days ago   |   By Newsweek

California Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence will participate in this election cycle's only vice presidential debate on Wednesday evening.
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