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News You Need to Know

Tuesday, 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
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.
Lisa Lerer
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.