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2016 Presidential Election

Arizona Republic, in historic first, backs a Democrat for president

Arizona Republic, in historic first, backs a Democrat for president

In 1890, when The Arizona Republic first started printing from Phoenix, before it published photographs or crossword puzzles or won a Pulitzer Prize, the newspaper was called The Arizona Republican.It later changed its name, but not the political slant of its editorial page.For 126 years, the Republic...

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  • Donald Trump claims debate microphone was 'defective'

    Donald Trump claims debate microphone was 'defective'

    Donald Trump said late Monday night that he believed he was given a defective microphone at the debate, asking at one point if, perhaps, it was on purpose."They gave me a defective mic. Did you notice that? My mic was defective within the room," Trump said after the debate, during a gaggle with...

  • Reactions from around America to first presidential debate

    Reactions from around America to first presidential debate

    From senior centers to college campuses and bars featuring campaign-themed cocktails, Americans laughed, cheered and jeered through the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Viewers tuned in Monday on their TVs, cellphones and radios to watch and listen to the showdown between...

  • Clinton outscores Trump -- but the campaign isn't over yet

    Clinton outscores Trump -- but the campaign isn't over yet

    The first presidential debate more than lived up to expectations, a noisy clash between two determined adversaries that produced electric moments and substantive difference. In the early stages, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seemed evenly matched, but the longer it went on, the more she was...

  • Moderator Lester Holt works to keep control of debate

    Moderator Lester Holt works to keep control of debate

    NBC's Lester Holt struggled to keep control of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, learning the dangers of fact-checking in the midst of a tense confrontation being viewed by tens of millions of people. The NBC News veteran was moderating his first general election debate...

  • Harry Reid calls Donald Trump a racist on Senate floor

    Harry Reid calls Donald Trump a racist on Senate floor

    Harry Reid has called Donald Trump's policies racist. He's called Donald Trump's remarks racist. And on Monday -- six hours before the first presidential debate -- Reid called Donald Trump the person a racist too. Here's what the Senate minority leader said on the Senate floor Monday afternoon,...

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