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Ketchup or Not? Obama Takes Hardline Stance on Hot Dog Condiments

Ketchup or Not? 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. That’s exactly what...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 08:43 PM PDT

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...

4 hours ago

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...

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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...

5 hours ago

Debate Flash Points: Sniffles, Birtherism and More

Debate Flash Points: Sniffles, Birtherism and More

Does Donald Trump have a cold? He began Monday night's debate at Hofstra University occasionally sniffling, which appeared to distract many people following along on social media. It wasn't clear if Trump had...

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Fact-Checking 1st General Election Debate

Fact-Checking 1st General Election Debate

After months of sparring through the press, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are facing off in the first of three presidential debates. Watch the event here live at 9 p.m. ET, and follow along below as...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 07:01 PM PDT

Clinton's First Name Misspelled on 'Souvenir' Debate Tickets

Clinton's First Name Misspelled on 'Souvenir' Debate Tickets

Amid the frenetic preparations for the first presidential debate at Hofstra University, there's one thing the school apparently overlooked: how to spell the Democratic candidate's name. "Souvenir tickets"...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 01:15 PM PDT

Clinton Leads Trump by 5 Ahead of 1st Debate: Poll

Clinton Leads Trump by 5 Ahead of 1st Debate: Poll

Hillary Clinton takes a five-point lead among likely voters over Donald Trump into Monday night's presidential debate, according to the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll, released hours...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 01:38 PM PDT

Debate-Day Trump Snapchat Filter Takes Swipe at Clinton

Debate-Day Trump Snapchat Filter Takes Swipe at Clinton

Snapchat claims it reaches 41 percent of Americans between 18 and 34 years old on any given day. Donald Trump's presidential campaign is trying to win that group over with a new Snapchat filter debuted on...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 10:56 AM PDT

Memorable Moments From Presidential Debates Past

Memorable Moments From Presidential Debates Past

You can argue whether presidential debates have the power to swing an election, but they are a dependable source of images and sound bites that help color voters' perception of the candidates - for good and for...

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