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Gloves come off in first presidential debate

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The presidential nominees debated a lot of issues on Monday night, but there were also a lot of sparks and barbs.

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Celebrities, protesters flock to Hofstra for first presidential debate

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One presidential debate down, two more to go. From celebrities to protesters, Monday was a full day of excitement at Hofstra University on Long Island.

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Social media reacts to first presidential debate

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Social media users unleashed their thoughts and opinions about Monday night's presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican Nominee Donald Trump.

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UHart students watch debate with great interest

Students at the University of Hartford watch the first 2016 presidential debate. (WFSB photo) Students at the University of Hartford watch the first 2016 presidential debate. (WFSB photo)
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There was a lot of interest in Monday night's presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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Trump and Clinton go head-to-head during first presidential debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in the first presidential debate on Monday (AP Images) Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in the first presidential debate on Monday (AP Images)
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Millions of people were watching the political showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Monday night.

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Hofstra students geared up for presidential debate on Monday

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is being held at Hofstra University (WFSB) The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is being held at Hofstra University (WFSB)
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Monday was the day many had been waiting for…the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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  • Who do you plan to vote for in 2016 presidential election?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Democrat Hillary Clinton
    34%
    170 votes
    Republican Donald Trump
    56%
    288 votes
    Libertarian Gary Johnson
    3%
    15 votes
    Green Party Jill Stein
    2%
    10 votes
    Undecided
    5%
    27 votes
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    Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

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    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.More >
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.More >
  • Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump

    Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump

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    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's decision to turn on President Donald Trump after being fired isn't buying her much with a black community that mostly dislikes the president and never cared for her yearslong alliance...More >
    Omarosa Manigault Newman's decision to turn on President Donald Trump after being fired isn't buying her much with a black community that mostly dislikes the president and never cared for her yearslong alliance with him.More >
  • DNC chair: Domestic abuse claim vs Ellison won't hurt Dems

    DNC chair: Domestic abuse claim vs Ellison won't hurt Dems

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:54:36 GMT
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    (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison poses for a selfie with Jennifer Lindquist after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis....(Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP). Rep. Keith Ellison poses for a selfie with Jennifer Lindquist after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis....
    Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez says he's talked to deputy Keith Ellison about domestic abuse allegations that emerged ahead of Ellison winning his party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general.More >
    Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez says he's talked to deputy Keith Ellison about domestic abuse allegations that emerged ahead of Ellison winning his party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general.More >