The First Presidential Debate

PBS NewsHour
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off for the first debate at Hofstra University.
Fact checking and analyzing the first presidential debate
PBS NEWSHOUR

Fact checking and analyzing the first presidential debate

Our team of in-house experts analyzed, fact checked and added context to the candidates’ statements as the debate happened. Here’s what they found.

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