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Analysis: What we learned during Monday's debate

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gestures during the presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Rick T. Wilking/Pool via AP)

Analysis: Much unfinished business after feisty confrontation.

Reaction around the world to first Trump-Clinton debate

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is seen on screens in the media center during the presidential debate between Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Hofstra University, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Hempstead, N.Y.

Live updates on tonight's debate

People begin to arrive for the presidential debate between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Star Tribune staffers provide real-time analysis of the first presidential debate and reaction from around the Web.

Michigan inmates get job training in 'vocational village'

Few states have been more aggressive in releasing inmates and diverting offenders than Michigan, where a decade ago, 1 out of every 200 people was in prison, and penal costs were beginning to crowd out basic government services.

Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.

APNewsBreak: Firm hopes to be 1st with skill-based slots

A New York firm hopes to be the first in the world to install skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which the main determining factor in how much a player can win is his or her ability to play the game.


Signs can go wild during election season

If you were waiting to put up 50-foot billboards in your yard proclaiming the imminent arrival of extraterrestrials, your moment has arrived. Election season means…

Rep. Keith Ellison, former Bernie supporter, to spin for Clinton at debate
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Rep. Keith Ellison, former Bernie supporter, to spin for Clinton at debate


Fact-checking the debate: Fibs and hyperbole

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton occasionally strayed from the truth during Monday's 90-minute debate.


Tracking presidential polls in Minnesota

See how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have fared in every major survey of Minnesota voters since the beginning of the campaign.


Why tonight's debate is most critical moment of campaigns

It takes a certain sort of magic for a presidential debate to shift a race, it seems, some weird alchemy combining ingredients like viewership and mistakes and perceptions and medium. It's almost never about policy.


Signs can go wild during election season

If you were waiting to put up 50-foot billboards in your yard proclaiming the imminent arrival of extraterrestrials, your moment has arrived. Election season means…


5 things to watch at Clinton-Trump debate; starts at 8 p.m.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will meet Monday at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., for their first presidential debate — the face-to-face culmination of months…


5 things to know about debate moderator Lester Holt

Lester Holt, anchor of “NBC Nightly News” will moderate Monday’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Previous moderators have advised this year’s questioners…


Pre-debate guessing game: Will the first also be the last?

Before the debate comes the pre-debate. And in 2016, the pre-debate — titillating the politerati and network executives alike — goes something like this: Will…


Rep. Keith Ellison, former Bernie supporter, to spin for Clinton at debate

Rep. Keith Ellison, former Bernie supporter, to spin for Clinton at debate


Sen. Klobuchar raps to 'Hamilton' producer, requests show go to MN

Sen. Klobuchar raps to "Hamilton" producer, requests show go to MN


Gennifer Flowers not invited to presidential debate after all

Trump's reference to Bill Clinton affair underscores his own history of infidelity


Analysis: A primer on Clinton and Trump as debaters

Analysis: She comes prepared, he keeps everyone guessing.