After lively debate, Biden, Ryan compete for Wisconsin

Fresh from their only debate of the campaign, in which Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., badgered each other for 90 minutes, the two candidates plan Dairy State stops. Biden will be in La Crosse Friday. Ryan is in Ohio Friday, but he'll speak at a fundraiser for Senate candidate Tommy Thompson Sunday, and plans a town-hall meeting Monday at Carroll University in Waukesha.
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Fresh from their only debate of the campaign, Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., plan Dairy State stops, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Biden has a campaign event planned in La Crosse Friday. Ryan is in Ohio Friday, but he'll speak at a fundraiser in Wisconsin for Senate candidate Tommy Thompson Sunday, and plans a town-hall meeting Monday at Carroll University in Waukesha, the newspaper reports.

Mitt Romney is gaining some ground on President Barack Obama in Wisconsin, a new poll says.

Who won the spirited Biden-Ryan debate Thursday night? It depends whom you ask. Democrats and Republicans both felt good about their candidate. A CBS poll of "uncommitted" voters gave the edge to Biden 50 to 31 percent:

The Washington Post offers video highlights and some fact-checking on both candidates.

CNN gathered the best zingers:

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