Politics & Government

Elections 2016

Gender played a bigger role in the presidential debate than you think

Questions about gender run throughout the general-election presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the first ever between man and a woman.

National Politics

Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington.

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Videos

Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went to head-to-head in the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York on Monday. They discussed jobs, racial divisions and national security with many personal jabs thrown in between. The debate, moderated by NBC anchor Lester Holt, is the first in a series of three scheduled ahead of election day.
Cristina Rayas McClatchy
Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate 4:36

Trump, Clinton clash in first presidential debate

River City Republicans root for Trump 2:06

River City Republicans root for Trump

Sacramento Democrats cheer Clinton as she debates Trump 0:52

Sacramento Democrats cheer Clinton as she debates Trump

Election Rewind: Trump hails school choice, Clinton gets 'West Wing' support 1:35

Election Rewind: Trump hails school choice, Clinton gets 'West Wing' support