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LIVE VIDEO: Presidential debate in Nashville

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2020

On Thursday, Oct. 22, President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are meeting onstage at Belmont University in Nashville. The Washington Post's Libby Casey will host and Post reporters Lenny Bronner, Rhonda Colvin, James Hohmann, Hannah Jewell, Michael Scherer and Whitney Shefte will provide analysis. Joyce Koh will also provide dispatches from the debate site in Nashville.
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Who did better in the final presidential debate? Most say both Biden and Trump improved

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 23, 2020

President Donald Trump was more focused. Former Vice President Joe Biden was a bit folksy. Their second debate, with stricter rules that prevented them from interrupting each other when key questions were asked, may have had more substance than the first debate, a panel of observers who graded the candidates for The Spokesman-Review said after the 90-minute session ended. But with so many votes already cast, and so few voters left to persuade, it might not make a difference. Here’s how our panelists, who watched the debate individually from their homes, graded the debaters and viewed some of their best and worst moments.

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Court won’t revive state fraud charges against Manafort

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2020

A New York court on Thursday upheld a decision dismissing state mortgage fraud charges against Paul Manafort on double jeopardy grounds, affirming a lower court finding that they mirrored the federal charges that landed President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman behind bars.
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U.S.: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2020

WASHINGTON – U.S. officials said Thursday that Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of American state and local governments in recent days, stealing data from at least two servers. The warning, less than two weeks before the election, amplified fears of the potential for tampering with the vote and undermining confidence in the results.

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