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Los Angeles Mayor Tries to Defend LAX from Donald Trump

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is defending Los Angeles International Airport, or LAX, from criticisms by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during Monday night’s first presidential debate.

LAX (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

Lester Holt Asked Trump 15 Questions, Clinton 2 Questions

A close analysis of the transcript of the first presidential debate on Monday night shows that moderator Lester Holt of NBC News asked 15 questions exclusively of Republican nominee Donald Trump, and only 2 questions exclusively of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Analysis: Why Donald Trump Will Win the Next Two Debates

As this author predicted, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton won the first presidential debate on Monday night, but without knocking Donald Trump out of the race. The good news for Trump fans is the Republican nominee is likely to win the next two debates.

Trump debate (David Goldman / Associated Press)

Five Times Lester Holt Shilled for Hillary Clinton at First Debate

NBC News’ Lester Holt had his “Candy Crowley” moment at the first debate of the 2016 presidential election on Monday night, bowing to pressure from the Hillary Clinton campaign and the liberal media by “fact-checking” Republican nominee Donald Trump on the question of his support for the Iraq War.


Why Syria Is the Debate Question No One Wants to Answer

The question of Syria is one that both Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton would both prefer to avoid in Monday night’s first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.

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Game Change: Trump in Statistical Tie with Clinton in Pennsylvania

Donald Trump has reached a statistical tie in Pennsylvania with Hillary Clinton, who leads the Republican nominee in a new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll by just 3 points, 44% to 41% — well within the poll’s 5-point margin of error.

Donald Trump and Rocky in Pennsylvania (Mark Wilson / Getty)

Commission: Both Candidates Must Stand for First Debate

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump will stand behind lecterns for the first debate on Monday at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, the Commission on Presidential Debates confirms.

First Debate 2012 (David Goldman / Associated Press)