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Where to Watch the VP Debate on a Large Screen with a Fun Crowd in Studio City?

Here are details on Thursday's debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan. Also, where will it be the most fun to watch locally?

The first and only vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan is set for 6 p.m. Pacific time, Thursday, Oct. 11.

It's going to be raucous by all accounts. The pundits are itching for a brawl between these two, and it will be great to watch with just the right crowd. Where are they offering special places to view the debate?

Here's the list. Click on each one for directions, address, phone number and official site for more details:

* Rocco's Sports Tavern

* Laurel Tavern

* Oyster House Restaurant and Saloon

* King's Head II

* Rain

* Serra's Bar and Grill

* Xen Lounge


Do you have other suggestions? Leave it in the comments below.

Check below for more information on that debate and the remaining debates leading up to Election Day.

AOL will provide a live stream of the debate.

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Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election HubAOL.

Below is more detailed information on Thursday night's debate, as well as the schedule for upcoming debates:


October 11, 2012
Vice Presidential
Topic: Foreign and domestic policy 
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Location: Centre College in Danville, Kentucky (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan
Moderator: Martha Raddatz (ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent)

The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the question.

October 16, 2012

Presidential

Topic: Town meeting format including foreign and domestic policy
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Location: Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney
Moderator: Candy Crowley (CNN Chief Political Correspondent)

The second presidential debate will take the form of a town meeting, in which citizens will ask questions of the candidates on foreign and domestic issues. Candidates each will have two minutes to respond, and an additional minute for the moderator to facilitate a discussion. The town meeting participants will be undecided voters selected by the Gallup Organization.

October 22, 2012

Presidential

Topic: Foreign policy
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Location: Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney
Moderator: Bob Schieffer (Host of Face the Nation on CBS)

The format for the debate will be identical to the first presidential debate and will focus on foreign policy.


Rich Addams October 10, 2012 at 07:21 PM
Dude! What about Oil Can's. Their the most politically astute folk around. That's where they have the smart local debaters meet every month.

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