Live Fact-Checking of Clinton And Trump’s First Debate From NPR Politics

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump go head-to-head tonight in the first presidential debate, and NPR’s politics team will be live annotating the debate.

NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt will moderate the event starting at 8 p.m. at Hofstra University in New York. The debate will be divided into three 30-minute segments on three topics: the Direction of America, Achieving Prosperity, and Securing America.

NPR Politics will be working with reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more.

Portions of the debate with added analysis will be highlighted, followed by context and fact checks from NPR reporters and editors.

Check back here for live annotations starting at 8 p.m. tonight.

Note: This page will update automatically as the debate proceeds. We will work to correct the transcript as it comes in, but due to the live nature of the event, there may be some discrepancies.

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