Nine Things to Know About the Vice Presidential Debate

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The Format

The debate will be divided into nine 10-minute segments. Candidates are given two minutes to answer the moderator's opening question, with the moderator using the balance of the time for discussion. The debate will be live-streamed on BET.com and televised on most major news networks from 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. ET. (Photos: Alex Wong/Getty Images)