Monday night featured the first presidential debate for the 2016 general election.
So how did the candidates do?
PolitiFact weighed in on how the candidates did with regards to the truth. For the fact check of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fact check,
. For the fact check of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump,
DecodeDC's Dick Meyers wrote
that the debate was less of a spectacle than it could have been and lacked knockout punches or lethal gaffes.
The Washington Post reported that Clinton put
Trump on the defensive
. Washington Post analyst Chris Cillizza wrote that
Clinton won the debate
The New York Times reported
the two candidates painted very different portraits of America.
Here is a look
at the Times' fact check of the debate.
listed five key takeaways
from the debates and reported that
insiders thought Clinton won
. ABC News, meanwhile,
reported that Trump more than countered
Fox News reported
Trump's camp was unhappy
with questions from moderator Lester Holt. Fox News
called the debate "fiery."
CBS News fact checked
NBC News wrote
that Clinton's studying for the debate paid off.
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