Social media not silent during, after debate

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The reaction to debate No. 1 Monday night was swift -- online, and on the air. Some viewers took part in post-debate polls while others saved their reactions…

Clinton, Trump face off in first debate

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It was game on in New York Monday night as Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off at Hofstra University for the first debate in a race…

Trump: I was happy I held back on Bill Clinton

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Donald Trump says he's happy he held back on the "indiscretions" of Bill Clinton.

Trump: If Clinton wins I'll support her

Trump on guns

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Candidates square off in first presidential debate

Fireworks fly at first presidential debate

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in first presidential debate.

Clinton: Birther lie was a hateful one

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred over the birther rumor at Monday's debate

Clinton: Trump hiding something on tax returns

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Hillary Clinton wonders why Donald Trump hasn't released his tax returns

Clinton, Trump take stage and shake hands

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton take the stage Monday night at the first presidential debate.

Clinton, Trump primed for first presidential debate



Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will go head-to-head on the debate stage for the first time.

Funniest moments in televised political debates



Sweat, sighs, one liners and epic brain freezes -- here's a look back at some of the funniest moments in political debate history.

100 million expected to watch debate

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With as many as 100 million potential voters expected to watch Monday’s debate, the pressure is on for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the first…

Clinton, Trump debate styles examined

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We're just days away from the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and that faceoff could change the course of the race.


Cruz endorses Trump

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After refusing to make an endorsement at the Republican convention and only days before the first presidential debate, Sen. Ted Cruz announced on Friday he's…

Man creates, flies Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump drones

Trump and Clinton drones

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Otto Dieffenbach III creates 3D flying people and products for his company, Flyguy Promotions. For this election, he created a flying Hillary Clinton and…

Obama: Without vigilance, we can go backwards

Obama at new museum


Thousands celebrate the newest Smithsonian Museum -- the National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

Debate season eats & drinks

Debate season food, drinks


Washington restaurants are taking inspiration from presidents past and potentially future for debate night and election season menus.

King stumps for Trump in Cleveland

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Boxing promoter Don King campaigns for Donald Trump in Cleveland. Trump also commented on the police killing of an unarmed man in Tulsa.

Elizabeth Warren rips Wells Fargo CEO over stock holdings



Sen. Elizabeth Warren tears into Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf during his testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday.

Obama to UN: Our work made a difference

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Listing the global financial recovery, the Iran nuclear deal and openings in Cuba and Myanmar, President Obama touted foreign policy achievements during his…

Trump: Immigration security is national security

Trump profiling

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During a Florida rally, Donald Trump says immigration is national security after attacks in New York and New Jersey.

President's weekly address

Obama weekly address

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President Obama calls for Republicans in Congress to do their jobs, from funding the fight against Zika to giving Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland a…

GOP weekly address

GOP Weekly Address 9-17-16

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Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.) talks about Constitution Day in today's weekly address.

Donald Trump like you've never seen him before

Trump's hair attacked by eagle


Jeanne Moos looks at Trump's hairdo, a "Super Trump" billboard and ... naked Trump?

Democrats stump for Clinton

Michelle Obama campaigning for Hillary Clinton


Hillary Clinton is hammering Donald Trump with an all-star cast of supporters.

Trump: Clinton's bodyguards should disarm

Trump disarm bodyguards

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Speaking at a campaign event in Florida, Donald Trump asks what would happen if Hillary Clinton’s bodyguards were disarmed.

Trump: Clinton started birther controversy, I finished it



Donald Trump finally acknowledged Friday that "President Barack Obama was born in the United States," reversing himself on the issue that propelled him into…

Child care: Compare the plans

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Donald Trump is pushing his policies on child care with the help of his daughter, but how does his plan actually compare to Hillary Clinton’s?

Obama: Political season ‘meaner’

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President Barack Obama on Thursday night claimed that Donald Trump had injected new "ugliness" into the debate over immigration.

Clinton: A taco truck on every corner sounds delicious

Clinton glad to be back

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Hillary Clinton did some pandering to the crowd Thursday night at the Hispanic caucus.



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Local officials want Clinton, Trump to stay on-message in debate

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Local viewing parties for Presidential Debate

If you want to watch the debate surrounded by like-minded people, both major parties are hosting watch parties in La Crosse tonight.