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WASHINGTON, DC–For the first president debate, the candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump dispensed with the pleasantries almost immediately. They began swinging at the first question on job creation and never ceased throughout the 95-minute debate, held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. From that first question, Clinton and Trump quickly pivoted into a quasi free-for-all (with debate moderator NBC News veteran Lester Holt struggling hard to control of the flow) that ranged from ISIS, cyber warfare, Trump’s personal taxes, Clinton’s email server scandal to whether stop-and-frisk is constitutional.

Erika Morphy

Erika Morphy has been writing about commercial real estate at GlobeSt.com for more than ten years, covering the capital markets, the Mid-Atlantic region and national topics. She's a nerd so favorite examples of the former include accounting standards, Basel III and what Congress is brewing.

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