Danville, Kentucky (CNN) - CNN has obtained exclusive pictures showing Vice President Joe Biden practicing for the vice presidential debate against Rep. Paul Ryan in the Sheraton Hotel in Wilmington, Delaware where Biden spent the last four days in an intensive debate camp.
This look at Biden's practice set up shows the lengths his team went to replicate the debate conditions he will experience tonight as he squares off in his only debate against his Republican opponent at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.
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A second floor ballroom in the hotel was staged to resemble the debate conditions, complete with a similar blue backdrop, red carpet and a semi circle-shaped table like the one he will share with Ryan.
As seen in the photos taken Wednesday, Biden is seated on the left in the debate. Paul Ryan, played by Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, in the mock debates, is seated on the right.
Across from Biden and Ryan is moderator Martha Raddatz, played by the Vice President's communications director Shailagh Murray, who is a former reporter with The Washington Post.
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These comments are entertaining! I hope biden is really polite to Ryan... Just like that muslim was to Romney. Hopefully Ryan doesn't talk too fast or sound too confident. Lets not forget about why biden will not perform well: jet lag, headache, Bush messed up microphone even though b.h.o used it last, etc.
The best excuses come from Debbie W.S.... you should youtube her
Dems thank you for always entertaining me your comments are so funny
How do they gather, submit and choose what questions to ask of whom?
With an obvious Obama adorer involved, one has to be concerned about
Let's see--according to obamster the joe just needs to be joe. May I interpret? The "idiot" just has to be the idiot! The strategy seems lacking..
It is strange that the Ryan /Rumney bunch only does interviews with stations that are fried dly towards them and have mostly Republica s running things @ Cnn. This shows that those @ FOX. and CNN are Republicans. Even Rom dy will appear with Republicans .President Obama and Joe Bidden appear on all Networks. The networks they do not appear on are being included in the 47 Percent that the Ryan /Rumney team will represent if elected.
Let's see–according to the bumster, joe just has to be joe. Let me interpret–"the idiot just has to be the idiot he is." something seems lacking in the strategy.--but that's just my humble opniion
So Joe gets to practice? Must be nice to have nothing important to do for basically a week but sit and practice the 'hard hitting' questions Crowley is sure to ask. Oh wait, CNN probably provided Joe with an advanced copy of them so he can be sure to stay on message instead of putting both feet in his mouth.
Regardless of the outcome, this is a VP debate and nothing will undo the massive failure that is Obama/Biden except a boot from office.
I wish there was audio–I really can't wait to hear Biden make a fool of himself tonight.
Do not be surprise, hate to tell you this you all call Joe names but you fine out tonight just how smart he is and he is the peoples person down to earth and tell it like it is.
My autistic daughter could out debate Joe the Bumbler!! (with ease)
I see that lier ryan has his stupid rah rah supprters out here today. I read what mitts trool "roberts" wrote . " you libs kill me????" Ha ha if only so. Pres Obama put it this way to all you republican trash out there "this debate only showed he(mittens) was not a good leader, only a good salesman" and only u conservitive fools bought it.
Ryan and Romney stink. There is no reason for anyone to vote for them at all, unless they are in the roughly $4,000/hr income class, and greedy members of it at that.
All that they are offering you is the exact same policies as Bush. It wont fix ANYTHING.
Here it comes, Geritol Joe
@Lillie – Do not be surprise, hate to tell you this you all call Joe names but you fine out tonight just how smart he is and he is the peoples person down to earth and tell it like it is."
Ha ha. The guy doesn't know what state he's in, tells a cripple guy in a wheel chair to "stand up so you can show yourself", talks about Obama's "big stick" and race baits with his "ya'll in chains comments". Yea, real smart guy.
Lay off of Jo he is the must real of them all.......I like him he is for the middle class and been fighting for years for us. Don't mess with grandfather........................
I wAnt joe to win dems represent working man
Shame on you now you making fun of your daugher......................way to go goper..................
R and R want to take woman back a few centuries.
Give him hell Joe, my body's counting on you!!!!
Hope they talk about cheap clean natural gas - and discuss the high number of deaths from black lung disease among coal miners. It's one of the most painful deaths you ever want to see. People still breathe, but no oxygen gets thru the black dust into the blood. VERY painful and goes on and on and one. NO CURE.
Crowley was in the tank for McCain and she's in the tank for Romney. Let's see how she handles her bias toward republicans tonight.
Name s kel said: "Pres Obama put it this way to all you republican trash out there "this debate only showed he (mittens) was not a good leader, only a good salesman" and only u conservitive fools bought it.
If that be true (and it’s not); what kind of fool be you, that nearly 4 years later, your Roth-Rock-O still can't do either, "Lead, nor Sell it ... and (yet), you and your ilk are still buying it?" ... I could say more, but I'm being too polite! ... :)
To Still in the fog..Your STILL IN A FOG!!
They have to give him a head start and study all of the answers. But how is this an exclusive story? Only happens at CNN.com
Is Joe going to show up? I thought he went into the Federal Witness Protection Program when Ryan got named the next VP.
To Line (Bottom) Feeder.don't hold your breath!!
Biden the Bumbler couldn't debate Big Bird on his best day.