And so, once again the nation watches contenders to lead the nation argue with each other and FAIL to convince the other half of the country.
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What Trump will have to hope is that tonight is an exception to the rule. If the fundamentals of the race are more favorable to Trump than polls suggest, after all, even a marginal lift from the debate could prove significant. At least that's what Republicans are banking on.
Everything In Moderation
Pressure builds for NBC's Kristen Welker to address Hunter Biden at debate: 'This is a moment of truth'
The pressure is building for NBC News' Kristen Welker to address the ongoing scandal surrounding a laptop purportedly belonging to Hunter Biden during Thursday night's final presidential debate as the mainstream media has essentially dismissed the story.
CNN Predicts Victory, Again
Hours before Donald Trump is set to face off for the last time against Joe Biden on the debate stage, the President handed his challenger an attack on a silver platter.
Prez Gets Personal
President Trump considered bringing Hunter Biden's longtime crack dealer, Frank Fusco, as his guest of honor to tonight's debate with former Vice President Joe Biden. The President tweeted about it early this morning. "With the Fake News and Big Tech censoring the Biden Crime Family's corruption, I strongly considered bringing Hunter Biden's longtime CRACK dealer, Frank Fusco, to tonight's debate as my guest of honor.
RAW DOG DEBATE!!!
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden meet for the final time on the debate stage Thursday, an event that could shape the course of the presidential election. Refresh for the latest updates from the last presidential debate.
Survey Seyz Fight Tonight Is Crucial For Winner
Welcome to FiveThirtyEight's Election Update for Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020! As President Trump and Joe Biden prepare to take the stage tonight for the final presidential debate, Trump has just a 12 in 100 chance of winning the presidency, while Biden has an 88 in 100 chance, according to our presidential forecast.
Show-Me Republican Warning
Former Sen. John Danforth (R-Mo.), a member of the board of directors for the Commission on Presidential Debates, ripped President Trump Donald John Trump Judge rules to not release Russia probe documents over Trump tweets Trump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Obama to campaign for Biden in Florida MORE for accusing the nonpartisan organization for being biased against him.
Typing Team Struggles Just Like The Rest Of The Nation
No one is more thrilled about the addition of a mute button at tonight's debate than the closed captioners. These fleet-fingered stenographers are unsung heroes of American politics, tasked with making sense of the candidates' verbal jousts and volcanic interruptions in real time. "And it is not easy," captioner Susan Hahaj, 58, told MarketWatch.
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