Politics
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Hunter Biden’s business partner vouches for emails

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/23/20, 05:01 pm

Tony Bobulinski said Thursday he met with Joe Biden during his vice presidency to discuss the family’s business dealings with a Chinese corporation. At a news conference ahead of the presidential debate in Nashville, Tenn., the former Biden business partner brought three phones he said would corroborate his claims.

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Less pugilism, more policy

Elections | A more bearable presidential debate kicks race into final stretch
by Jamie Dean
Posted 10/23/20, 08:58 am

A clear winner emerged from the final presidential debate on Thursday night, and it wasn’t either candidate. 

This time, voters notched a win: In a far calmer debate than the first slugfest that left moderator Chris Wallace pleading for control, the candidates gave each other verbal breathing room and offered voters more glimpses of actual policy.

A few things helped.

Moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News delivered a crisp and confident performance, asking clear questions and mostly keeping candidates on-topic.

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Fewer fireworks at final debate

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/22/20, 11:38 pm

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden had a more civil encounter on Thursday night at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., than at their last debate on Sept. 29. They interrupted each other less and stuck closer to their campaign talking points on healthcare, immigration, race, and climate change.

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