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War of words over police conduct in vice presidential debate

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 - 01:03

A war of words over police conduct in the vice presidential debate as Democratic nominee Tim Kaine says people should not be afraid to talk about ''bias in law enforcement'' while Republican nominee Mike Pence says no one should assume ''the worst of men and women in law enforcement.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A war of words over police conduct in the Vice presidential debate as Democratic Vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine says people should not be afraid to talk about "bias in law enforcement" while Republican Vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence says no one should have the reflex of assuming the worst of men and women in law enforcement." "What Donald Trump and I are saying is let's not have the reflex of assuming the worst of men and women in law enforcement." The debate was held in Farmville, a town of 8,000 nestled in the heart of central Virginia, which got a rare spell in the limelight on Tuesday night when U.S. vice presidential candidates faced off at Longwood University in their only debate of the general election campaign. Democrat Hillary Clinton has led Republican Donald Trump in national opinion polls in recent months. On Tuesday, an average of polls aggregated by RealClearPolitics website showed her with 48.1 percent of support compared to Trump's 44.3 percent.

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War of words over police conduct in vice presidential debate

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 - 01:03