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Is This the Year Arizona Turns Blue?

September 28, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
Between disaffected Republicans and energized Latinos, all of 2016’s cross-currents have conspired to make this formerly red state one of the cycle’s most contested targets.
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FRONTLINE: The Choice 2016

September 27, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most polarizing presidential candidates in modern history. Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk goes beyond the headlines to investigate what has shaped these two candidates, where they came from, how they lead and why they want one of the most difficult jobs imaginable.
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Clinton outscores Trump — but the campaign isn’t over yet

September 27, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The first presidential debate more than lived up to expectations, a noisy clash between two determined adversaries that produced electric moments and substantive difference. In the early stages, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seemed evenly matched, but the longer it went on, the more she was able to score against him.
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Temperment front and center at the debate

September 27, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood provides reaction to Monday night's presidential debate.
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Fact Check of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s First Presidential Debate

September 27, 2016
Beth Reinhard | The Wall Street Journal
The Republican and Democratic presidential nominees sparred on a range of issues, and each made statements that don’t mesh with the facts
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Clinton goes after Trump’s weakness: His famously thin skin

September 27, 2016
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton’s weapon of choice in her first debate with Donald Trump was a needle. Almost from the outset of the 95-minute debate, the Democratic nominee, who is known for having a debate-stage persona as a policy wonk, took after her opponent with digs aimed at piercing his famously thin skin.
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Debate Takeaways: Clinton gets under Trump's skin in debate

September 27, 2016
Lisa Lerer | AP
Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agitated at times as they tangled over the economy, her use of a private mail server and his unwillingness to release his income tax returns. Clinton maintained an even demeanor, smiling indulgently when Trump turned aggressive.
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