Only Cheney-Lieberman in 2004 and Kemp-Gore in 2000 fared worse.
According to the early overnight Nielsen numbers, Tuesday's Vice Presidential debate between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence drew a smaller audience than the 2008 and 2012 debates.
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In the 2000 veep debate, Dick Cheney jiujitsu?d Joe Lieberman into not talking about Cheney?s hard-right record. Kaine must do the opposite tonight with Mike Pence.
While 37.4 million viewed the debate on television, Nielsen reported, it was the smallest total for a vice-presidential debate since Cheney and Lieberman debated in 2000.