Early polls about last night's vice-presidential debate indicate that Joe Biden won handily over Sarah Palin.
In a poll conducted by CNN, 51 percent of respondents said they thought Biden had done the best job in the debate; 36 percent of respondents said Palin had. Eleven percent said "both." Worth noting, though -- 84 percent of respondents said Palin did a better job than they'd expected.
And in a poll conducted by CBS News, 46 percent of uncommitted voters said Biden won the debate, while 21 percent scored it for Palin. Thirty-three percent called it a tie.