Watch the 2016 vice presidential debate live: Tim Kaine vs. Mike Pence

Watch the debate here, as it streams live from Longwood University in Virginia

Published October 4, 2016 11:40PM (EDT)

Mike Pence; Tim Kaine   (AP/Michael Conroy/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Mike Pence; Tim Kaine (AP/Michael Conroy/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Donald Trump's running mate, Republican Mike Pence, will debate Hillary Clinton's running mate, Democrat Tim Kaine, at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

It's a home-field advantage for Kaine, who is one of the state's sitting senators and a former governor and lieutenant governor. Kaine also served as the mayor of Richmond.

Get to know the candidates
Find out key details about Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential pick, Tim Kaine.
Glean essentials about Donald Trump’s VP pick, Mike Pence.

Earlier today, Salon Talks asked reporter Courtney Kealy to preview the debate for us.

Previous coverage: 

Stop fretting about Tim Kaine’s abortion record — the personal isn’t always political
Mike Pence’s sadistic abortion law: Indiana passes draconian anti-choice bill geared towards humiliating and bankrupting women who have abortions
Mike Pence is even worse than you think: Trump’s VP pick has a long, disastrous record of opposing LGBT rights
Mike Pence, a heartbeat away from the presidency? Now that’s frightening

Here's a primer on the two candidates from PBS:

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