Yesterday, US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off in their second of three debates before the election this November. Today, verify the claims each one made with these fact-check roundups.
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If you didn’t get a chance to watch the debate yet, you can watch it in its entirety here. As we’ve said before, the media coverage you follow up with can have a profound impact on how you view the results of a debate, so watch it before you read on. Once you’ve seen the debate, these fact-check roundups can help clarify the candidates’ statements:
- Politico fact-checked 29 statements from both candidates.
- Politifact fact-checked 29 statements from both candidates.
- FactCheck.org offered fact-checks on 37 statements and topics from both candidates.
- CNN fact-checked both candidates statements on 11 different topics.
- The New York Times fact-checked 27 statements from both candidates.
- The Washington Post fact-checked 25 statements from both candidates.
- ABC News fact-checked 16 statements from both candidates.
- NPR offers a full transcript of the debate, fact-checking 78 statements from both candidates throughout the text.
There will be one more presidential debate on October 20 at 12:00PM AEDT.