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Six in 10 debate watchers say Joe Biden won tonight in CNN's post-debate poll
Senate strips a provision from an intelligence bill requiring campaigns to report foreign election help
President Obama to young people: “You have to stay encouraged. Don’t get cynical. Don’t ever think you can’t make a difference”
Voters in North Carolina have received absentee ballot request forms in the mail with Donald Trump's face on them
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Trump doesn't understand financial insecurity that federal workers face during the shutdown: "He thinks maybe they could just ask their father for more money. But they can’t”