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John McCain 'I anticipate Paul Ryan will do well'

US vice-presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan are set to meet in their only debate, as polling suggests the US election race is tightening.

Vice-President Biden and Mr Ryan, a Wisconsin congressman, will clash for 90 minutes in Danville, Kentucky.

John McCain, the unsuccessulful Republican presidential candidate in 2008, told Newsnight he anticipates Mr Ryan will do well.

  • 12 Oct 2012