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    Low Expectations for Biden

    CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06:  Democratic vice presidential candidate, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden walks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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    At least this takes some of the pressure off of him. As Joe Biden prepares to debate Paul Ryan on Thursday night, a new Pew Research Center poll has found that just 39 percent of voters have a positive view of the vice president, while 51 percent view him negatively. The same poll found that 44 percent of voters have a positive view of Paul Ryan, and only 40 percent see him negatively. Going into the vice-presidential debate in 2008, 53 percent of voters viewed Biden favorably, and even Sarah Palin was viewed positively by 51 percent of voters.

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