Palin and Biden debate in their first meeting of campaign

Thursday, October 2, 2008 | 10:47 p.m. CDT; updated 10:54 a.m. CDT, Friday, October 3, 2008

ST. LOUIS — Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin stood her ground Thursday night against a more experienced Joe Biden, debating the economy, energy and global warming, then challenging him on Iraq, "especially with your son in the National Guard."