In the race for the white house, the running mates took their shot Thursday night: Joe Biden versus Paul Ryan.
A longtime democratic insider, versus a republican young gun whose ticket has new momentum Mitt Romney was watching, no doubt Barack Obama too.
They tangled on several subjects including Mitt Romney, saying 47% of Americans feel entitled to government benefits.
So the question emerging this morning is:
Did Paul Ryan add to Mitt Romney's momentum, or did Joe Biden get the Obama campaign back in gear?
Most of the poll results vary on who won the debate.
The next debate will be between President Obama and Mitt Romney on Tuesday.
You can watch it right here on NBC 5, starting at 6 P.M.