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Both sides are offering sky-high predications for the Oct. 11 vice presidential debate. Vice President Joe Biden must not only avoid making any gaffes but also try to puncture his Republican opponent’s arguments on taxes, entitlement reform and deficit reduction.Ryan, who has never before debated at the national level, must prove that he is potential presidential material — while also defending the numbers that Romney put forth last week, especially on tax cuts. “I think that there’s hopes on Paul Ryan. There’s expectations on Joe Biden," House Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam says.