Friday, October 12, 2012

Biden debate libya

  • Joe Biden Debate Claim On Libya Sparks New Round Of Handwringing

    WASHINGTON -- The White House is taking renewed heat over a remark by Vice President Joe Biden in Thursday night's debate addressing how much the administration knew about security requests for the consulate in Libya that was attacked last month.

  • Newt Gingrich: Joe Biden 'so wrong' on Libya

    During Thursday's vice-presidential debate, Biden said "we weren't told they wanted more security" in Libya. While it's clear security officials asked the State Department for additional forces, it's still not known if those requests ever made it to ...

  • Raddatz: Just a bit soft on Libya

    In keeping with that background - not to mention her aggressive moderation style - Raddatz opened the vice presidential debate by going after Vice President Biden on the Sept. 11 attacks on U.S. interests in Benghazi, Libya, a tragic episode that ...

  • Biden, Ryan skirmish over Libya attack in vice presidential debate

    A skirmish over the handling of a terrorist attack in Libya that claimed the lives of an ambassador and three other Americans drew the opening salvos in Thursday night's vice presidential debate. When asked whether the attack was a massive intelligence ...

  • Debate aftermath: Romney hits Biden on Libya

    Mitt Romney led fresh Republican attacks on Friday over Vice President Joe Biden's debate remark about security concerns at the U.S.

  • VP Debate: Biden, Ryan Clash on Foreign, Domestic Issues

    Benghazi attack. Foreign policy led off the debate. Asked if the killing of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in Benghazi, Libya was a "massive intelligence failure" Biden called what happened a tragedy and defended the administration response.

  • Biden, Ryan Spar on Libyan Embassy at Debate

    Biden, Ryan Spar on Libyan Embassy at Debate. Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan exchange sparks over the first question of the debate, security of foreign embassy's and the Libya attack. Photo: Associated Press. Up Next ...

  • Romney: Biden contradicted sworn Libya testimony

    In a campaign debate Thursday night, Biden said ''we weren't told'' about requests for additional security at the U.S.

  • Ryan presses Biden on Libya

    The debate started with foreign policy, a topic absent from the presidential debate last week. Rep. Paul Ryan accused Vice President Biden tonight - and by extension President Obama - of failing to candidly acknowledge the facts surrounding the recent ...

  • FACT CHECK: An unaware Biden on Libya; Ryan slips on stimulus and more in ...

    WASHINGTON - Anyone who paid attention to a hearing in Congress this week knew that the administration had been implored to beef up security at the U.S.

  • Romney: Biden "Doubling Down on Denial" Over Libya Attack

    Biden said in a debate Thursday night that "we weren't told" there had been requests for more security at the U.S.

  • Analysis: Biden more aggressive in debate vs. Ryan than his boss was

    Joe Biden arrived on stage Thursday determined to have the debate that his boss didn't. From the opening question, the vice president was pressing Paul Ryan on the specifics of the GOP's proposals on taxes and spending.

  • Sparks fly as Biden, Ryan face off in feisty vice presidential debate

    The dueling running mates turned the lone vice presidential debate into an uncharacteristically feisty affair, scrapping over everything from the economy to Libya to taxes. But it was the vice president who set the aggressive tone, blatantly striving ...

  • Clinton: No clear picture of deadly Libya attack

    And they have seized on Biden's statement in Thursday's vice presidential debate that "we weren't told they wanted more security there.

  • Live Blog: The Biden-Ryan VP Debate

    Moderator Martha Raddatz of ABC News - a hard-news foreign policy reporter -- gets off to a more assertive start than the NewsHour's Jim Lehrer did in the first presidential debate, posing a pointed question to Vice President Joe Biden on Libya and ...

  • Biden, Ryan clash on Libya attack in debate

    DANVILLE, Ky. - In a battle of understudies, Vice President Biden and Republican rival Paul Ryan clashed Thursday in their sole debate over foreign policy, with sharp exchanges over the U.S. explanation of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Libya ...

  • Biden's Libya dodges

    Whatever else one might say about Martha Raddatz's moderating of the VP debate, she did Paul Ryan a favor by starting the debate with a question about Libya. Joe Biden tried to change the subject to Afghanistan and Iraq, but the diversion failed ...

  • Biden rattles Ryan

    In the hours before Thursday night's vice presidential debate, word leaked that the Romney-Ryan campaign had instructed moderator Martha Raddatz to address Paul Ryan as "Mister" rather than "Congressman.

  • 2012 Vice Presidential debate: Libya

    ... Tumblr · Reddit · Stumbleupon · Digg · Delicious. Oct. 11, 2012. The first topic for the Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan's debate focused in on Libya Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky. The Washington Post. Correction: Clarification ...

  • Vice presidential debate: Biden's mission accomplished

    And given the wonkiness of the debate -- from Libya to taxes to Afghanistan to Medicare -- the television image that will be repeated most often will be Biden's sardonic grin, which sometimes seemed out of place, especially when the subject was foreign ...

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