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NPR Fact Check: Kaine, Pence Vice Presidential Debate

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Longwood University prepares to hold the vice presidential debate on October 3, 2016 in Farmville, Virginia.

Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence square off in the vice presidential debate Tuesday night at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

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The debate is divided into nine time segments that are about 10 minutes each and is moderated by Elaine Quijano of CBS News.

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.

The second presidential debate will take place Sunday, October 9. You can find NPR's fact check of the first debate here.

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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