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Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 08:06 PM CDT

As Clinton Cheers, Donald Trump Digs in After Debate

As Clinton Cheers, Donald Trump Digs in After Debate

A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday, choosing to publicly reopen and relitigate some her most damaging attacks. The...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 09:51 AM CDT

Most Memorable Moments From 1st General Election Debate

Most Memorable Moments From 1st General Election Debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off in the first presidential debate on Monday night. The candidates traded barbs and accusations throughout the often-tense 90 minute event at New York's Hofstra...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 07:58 AM CDT

Taliban Watches Debate From Secret Afghanistan Location

Taliban Watches Debate From Secret Afghanistan Location

Taliban leaders were watching last night's debate between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from a secret location in Afghanistan, according to...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 07:50 AM CDT

Trump, Clinton Clash Over Chicago’s Gun Violence in Debate

Trump, Clinton Clash Over Chicago’s Gun Violence in Debate

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off for the first time Monday night, Chicago’s extraordinary gun violence became a hot topic of the debate, however, the presidential candidates clashed on how to solve...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 04:45 PM CDT

Trump: Weight Was 'Real Problem' for Ex-Miss Universe

Trump: Weight Was 'Real Problem' for Ex-Miss Universe

Donald Trump says it was a "real problem" when the 1996 Miss Universe gained significant weight after winning the pageant he then owned. The Republican presidential nominee was responding to Democrat...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 08:18 AM CDT

In Debate, Clinton Was Prepared, Trump Was Trump

In Debate, Clinton Was Prepared, Trump Was Trump

She was at her best. He was not at his worst. Weeks of Super Bowl-style hype aside, Monday night's 90 minutes of heated clashes between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump probably didn't shove many undecided...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 06:05 AM CDT

Obama Takes Hardline Stance on Hot Dog Condiments

Obama Takes Hardline Stance on Hot Dog Condiments

In this uncertain election season with its scandals, attacks and bald-faced lies, it’s refreshing when a politician takes a hardline stance on the world stage’s most pressing issues.

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 10:43 PM CDT

The Top Trump-Clinton Debate Tweet? It's From 2012

The Top Trump-Clinton Debate Tweet? It's From 2012

Twitter was abuzz during the presidential debate Monday, but nothing grabbed people's attention like a tweet Donald Trump sent in 2012, according to the company itself. Days before that year's election, Trump...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 05:48 AM CDT

Clinton vs. Trump Debate: Social Media Reacts

Clinton vs. Trump Debate: Social Media Reacts

The presidential nominees sparred for 99 minutes in their first presidential debate held at Hofstra University Monday night. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tackled the economy, ISIS, taxes and the president's...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 06:17 AM CDT

Top Tweets on the 1st Presidential Debate

Top Tweets on the 1st Presidential Debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump didn't hold back during the first debate of the 2016 general election. Because most viewers have a habit of watching through a second (and third) screen, Twitter feeds were...

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