Elections 2016

Elections 2016

Presidential debate: Clinton takes round one

Hillary Clinton stayed calm and largely controlled the debate. Donald Trump landed some shots early but was clearly rattled by the end of hour and a half exchange.

Candidates

Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went to head-to-head in the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York on Monday. They discussed jobs, racial divisions and national security with many personal jabs thrown in between. The debate, moderated by NBC anchor Lester Holt, is the first in a series of three scheduled ahead of election day. Credit: Cristina Rayas / McClatchy

Candidates

Is it a debate moderator’s job to fact-check?

When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take the stage in New York, they may be the only ones fact checking each other. After an incident involving CNN’s Candy Crowley in the 2012 election, journalists who act as debate moderators may be much slower to correct the candidates in front of millions of Americans - but is that a good thing?

Candidates

Things t know about Jill Stein

Things to know about presidential candidate Jill Stein blurb: Dr. Jill Stein of Massachucetts is the Green Party candidate for president, and is currently polling around 5% nationally. But did you know she also was in a folk band?

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Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went to head-to-head in the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York on Monday. They discussed jobs, racial divisions and national security with many personal jabs thrown in between. The debate, moderated by NBC anchor Lester Holt, is the first in a series of three scheduled ahead of election day. Credit: Cristina Rayas / McClatchy
Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate 4:36

Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate

Things t know about Jill Stein 1:42

Things t know about Jill Stein

Things to know about Gary Johnson 1:42

Things to know about Gary Johnson

Is it a debate moderator’s job to fact-check? 1:55

Is it a debate moderator’s job to fact-check?