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Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 05:25 AM PDT

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 06:18 AM PDT

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 04:05 AM PDT

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...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 03:48 AM PDT

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 04:17 AM PDT

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...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 02:46 AM PDT

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 the 1st General Election Debate

Fact-Checking the 1st General Election Debate

The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy at FactCheck.org. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton's dig at Trump's tax...

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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...

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