History Suggests Presidential Debates Can Be Crucial to Election Outcome

September 21, 2016 11:57 AM
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Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump face off in the first of a series of three presidential debates Monday in Hempstead, New York. Clinton and Trump are locked in a close race for the White House and if history is any guide, the debates could have a significant impact on the election. VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone has more on the history and significance of the presidential debates from Washington.