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Ezra Klein: Hillary Clinton’s 3 debate performances left the Trump campaign in ruins

(Vox) The third and final presidential debate has ended, and it can now be said: Hillary Clinton crushed Donald Trump in the most effective series of debate performances in modern political history.

The polling tells the story. As Nate Silver notes, on the eve of the first presidential debate, Clinton led by 1.5 points. Before the second, she was up by 5.6 points. Before the third, she was winning by 7.1 points. And now, writing after the third debate — a debate in which Trump said he would keep the nation “in suspense” about whether there would be a peaceful transition of power, bragged about not apologizing to his wife, and called Clinton “such a nasty woman” — it’s clear that Trump did himself no favors. Early polls also suggest Clinton won.


Nebraska’s First Lady Breaks With Trump-Loving Husband To Back Clinton

Susanne Shore, wife of Nebraska’s Republican governor Pete Ricketts, is saying #imwithher.

She’s donated $4,700 to the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign and an additional $1,000 to a fund for down-ballot candidates.

The First Lady of Nebraska hasn’t made a public statement about her decision to support the Democratic Presidential candidate. Her contributions were noted in Federal Elections Commission records.

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