Did the Vice Presidential Debate Make a Difference?

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If you don't like one poll on last night's debate, pick another one. ABC calls Cheney the winner; CBS says it was Edwards. Most of the issues were familiar from last week's Presidential debate and, for the most part, more clearly stated this time around. Did Cheney reinforce the impression that Kerry and Edwards can't make up their minds? Did Edwards make the case that Cheney and Bush "aren't being straight with the American people?" What's the likely impact on the presidential campaign? Warren Olney speaks with journalists, pollsters and political scholars, pollsters for reaction from some of the major swing states.
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Duelfer's comprehensive Report on Iraqi WMD

Los Angeles Times' article on WMD report

Vice Presidential Debate

ABC News Poll

CBS News Poll

CNN on debate

Other polling organizations

America Coming Together

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Chiron license suspension

Chiron Corporation update on flu vaccine



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