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10/12/2012 06:58 am ET Updated Oct 12, 2012

Vice Presidential Debate: Paul Ryan Stays Hydrated (VIDEO)

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was likely urged by political operatives to keep his cool during the vice presidential debate -- come hell or high water -- but who knew he would take that advice so literally?

Throughout the spirited verbal sparring with Vice President Joe Biden, Mitt Romney's running mate could be seen drinking from his water glass. Again and again.

Was it a nervous tic? A way to keep his emotions in check? Or was the air really dry in Kentucky last night? Who knows, but Ryan sure stayed hydrated. And the world noticed:

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Paul Ryan Stays Well Hydrated


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