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President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. (Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)

U.S. Presidential Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute

Here are key takeaways from the first of three scheduled presidential debates before Election Day on Nov. 3

 

Paul outpaces opponents in Green party leadership fundraising efforts

Paul outpaces opponents in Green party leadership fundraising efforts

Paul outpaces opponents in Green party leadership fundraising efforts

 

Andrew Furey to be next N.L. premier after winning Liberal leadership

Andrew Furey to be next N.L. premier after winning Liberal leadership

Andrew Furey to be next N.L. premier after winning Liberal leadership

Andrew Furey to be next N.L. premier after winning Liberal leadership
Tory leadership race causes awkward schism in key veterans constituency

Tory leadership race causes awkward schism in key veterans constituency

Tory leadership race causes awkward schism in key veterans constituency

Tory leadership race causes awkward schism in key veterans constituency
Deal with WE paid less than budget, docs show, as Trudeau to testify Thursday

Deal with WE paid less than budget, docs show, as Trudeau to testify Thursday

Deal with WE paid less than budget, docs show, as Trudeau to testify Thursday

Deal with WE paid less than budget, docs show, as Trudeau to testify Thursday
PM Trudeau agrees to appear at House of Commons finance committee over WE deal

PM Trudeau agrees to appear at House of Commons finance committee over WE deal

PM Trudeau agrees to appear at House of Commons finance committee over WE deal

PM Trudeau agrees to appear at House of Commons finance committee over WE deal
Morneau repays $41K in travel expenses to WE, faces resignation calls

Morneau repays $41K in travel expenses to WE, faces resignation calls

Morneau repays $41K in travel expenses to WE, faces resignation calls

Morneau repays $41K in travel expenses to WE, faces resignation calls
Prepare for remote voting in House of Commons this fall: committee

Prepare for remote voting in House of Commons this fall: committee

Prepare for remote voting in House of Commons this fall: committee

Prepare for remote voting in House of Commons this fall: committee
Racist slurs during Conservative leadership debate not surprising: Lewis

Racist slurs during Conservative leadership debate not surprising: Lewis

Racist slurs during Conservative leadership debate not surprising: Lewis

Racist slurs during Conservative leadership debate not surprising: Lewis
Biden-Sanders task forces unveil joint goals for party unity

Biden-Sanders task forces unveil joint goals for party unity

Biden-Sanders task forces unveil joint goals for party unity

Biden-Sanders task forces unveil joint goals for party unity
Houston scraps Texas GOP’s in-person convention due to virus

Houston scraps Texas GOP’s in-person convention due to virus

Houston scraps Texas GOP’s in-person convention due to virus

Houston scraps Texas GOP’s in-person convention due to virus
Conservative stalwart Scott Reid backing newcomer Leslyn Lewis for leadership

Conservative stalwart Scott Reid backing newcomer Leslyn Lewis for leadership

Conservative stalwart Scott Reid backing newcomer Leslyn Lewis for leadership

Conservative stalwart Scott Reid backing newcomer Leslyn Lewis for leadership
Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada

Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada

Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada

Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada
PM says he pushed back on WE deal, knew family’s ties would lead to scrutiny

PM says he pushed back on WE deal, knew family’s ties would lead to scrutiny

PM says he pushed back on WE deal, knew family’s ties would lead to scrutiny

PM says he pushed back on WE deal, knew family’s ties would lead to scrutiny
Tory MP fires student after allegation of theft from O’Toole campaign

Tory MP fires student after allegation of theft from O’Toole campaign

Tory MP fires student after allegation of theft from O’Toole campaign

Tory MP fires student after allegation of theft from O’Toole campaign
Biden campaign commits to 3 general election debates

Biden campaign commits to 3 general election debates

Biden campaign commits to 3 general election debates

Biden campaign commits to 3 general election debates
Derek Sloan, Leslyn Lewis strive to regain footing in Conservative debate

Derek Sloan, Leslyn Lewis strive to regain footing in Conservative debate

Derek Sloan, Leslyn Lewis strive to regain footing in Conservative debate

Derek Sloan, Leslyn Lewis strive to regain footing in Conservative debate
Conservative leadership candidates Erin O’Toole and Peter MacKay used every chance they had to poke holes in each others’ records and promises, in a June 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

MacKay accuses O’Toole of backing a carbon tax in heated French debate

Front-runners go after each others’ records

Conservative leadership candidates Erin O’Toole and Peter MacKay used every chance they had to poke holes in each others’ records and promises, in a June 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Biden’s VP list narrows: Warren, Harris, Susan Rice, others

Biden’s VP list narrows: Warren, Harris, Susan Rice, others

Biden’s VP list narrows: Warren, Harris, Susan Rice, others

Biden’s VP list narrows: Warren, Harris, Susan Rice, others