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LIVE FACT CHECKING: The Vice-Presidental Debate

John Tully
Democratic vice presidential nominee and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine grew up in Johnson County, Kansas and attended local schools.

Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence square off in the vice-presidential debate Tuesday night. Follow along below for live fact-checking and click here for a Kansas City-leaning bingo card. (Democratic vice-presidential candidate Tim Kaine is from Kansas City, so listen up for a shout out.)

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors.

Note: This page will update automatically as the debate proceeds. We will work to correct the transcript as it comes in, but due to the live nature of the event, there may be some discrepancies.


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