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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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WATCH: The first 2016 presidential debate between Clinton and Trump

September 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off for the first of three debates on Monday, September 26 at 9pm ET. Who will win the night? Join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff on the PBS NewsHour for the full debate, plus analysis from Mark Sheilds and David Brooks.
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Presidential Debate: What to Watch For as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Face Off

September 26, 2016
Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
The face-off Monday night between Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump is, for good reason, among the most highly anticipated presidential debates in American history.
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Debates don’t often change presidential races. Is 2016 the exception?

September 26, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Monday’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is the most anticipated event of a presidential campaign filled with remarkable and revolting moments. But if the debate season, when it’s all over, has changed the trajectory of the race, it will be a surprise. Amid all the sound and fury, changes now seem to come in inches.
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Trump Looks to Apply New Campaign Discipline at First Debate

September 26, 2016
Jennifer Jacobs, Kevin Cirilli | Bloomber Politics
Donald Trump’s rise in the polls has come after weeks in which he learned to stay out of his own way on the campaign trail. Monday’s debate could prove the ultimate test of whether the Republican presidential nominee’s new-found discipline can hold when he needs it most.
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