News Roundup: How To Catch-Up On Last Night’s Debate
The first presidential debate of 2016 set a 60-year record with more than 80 million people tuning into the televised face-off between Republican Candidate Donald Trump and Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton. If you happened to not be one of those 80 million, you can still catch up on each candidate’s responses and positions:
The Washington Post has the full debate transcript with highlighted annotations for more information on facts and figures.
CNN.com’s next-day coverage declares Clinton as the debate winner with 62 percent of viewers’ votes because she “expressed her views more clearly than Trump and had a better understanding of the issues by a margin of more than 2-to-1.”
NPR.org and its politics team published a fact-checked roundup of the candidates’ responses and claims.
USAToday.com shares their top 5 takeaways from the debate, focusing on Trump and Clinton’s different visions.