The first of three presidential debates between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. The debate, hosted by FOX News anchor Chris Wallace, lasted an intense 90-minutes.
USA TODAY’s nationwide team of journalists provided facts and context on screen as Trump and Biden debate these topics:
- The candidates’ records;
- the Supreme Court;
- the economy;
- racial justice, protests and violence;
- the integrity of the election.
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The only debate for vice presidential candidates Mike Pence and Kamala Harris is Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Salt Lake City.