What to watch for
The two presidential candidates meet onstage tonight for their first head-to-head debate of the 2020 campaign, each hoping to grab momentum into October. President Donald Trump is likely to tout his nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who needs to show he can hold his own against his pugilistic opponent, is more likely to focus on the government’s lackluster response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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When and where?
At 9 p.m. ET on Sep. 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio
How to watch
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