Biden, Ryan Spar Over Health Care, Green Jobs In VP Slugfest

Law360, New York (October 11, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan sparred Thursday in the sole vice presidential debate before November's presidential election, touching on Medicare, green energy initiatives, tax reform and foreign policy.

In a debate that focused heavily on how to handle crises in the Middle East, the vice presidential candidates also strove to highlight their differences on various domestic policy issues, including how to reform Medicare and revive the sputtering economy.

Ryan, the Republican vice presidential nominee and Wisconsin congressman, proposed reforming Medicare for people...
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