Hillary Clinton’s First Presidential Debate

Hot mic catches Schumer saying Fetterman debate ‘didn’t hurt us too much’ at a campaign event in North Carolina on January 23. Photo: Michael Short/Reuters

It was the first presidential debate, and Hillary Clinton was clearly the favored candidate. She began by thanking her fellow Democrats for their help at this election cycle’s first-in-the-nation contest, and she brought up her husband, Bill.

The Vermont governor has been an inspiration for his family, said Clinton’s husband, as well as voters throughout the country.

“I think you all know that my husband and I were born in Vermont,” she said. The line, which was also noted by the man she would eventually marry, was so well received that Clinton joked that she’d have to watch the video again to make sure she didn’t stumble over the line.

It wasn’t the only time during the debate that Clinton did something a bit unconventional: She interrupted another candidate after he had announced his plan to cut funding for student loan debt for low-income college and graduate school students. Clinton, in what was surely no accident, paused mid-sentence and then began to speak.

“I would like to offer to you a gift,” Clinton said to Bernie Sanders. “I’ll give you a gift. Bernie, I’ll give you an idea. Because you have a plan, and we can’t afford to give everybody a lifetime of debt, right?”

Clinton is one of two candidates now to be leading in the polls, after the first debate. The other is Bernie Sanders. Clinton is the former first lady and, during her 14-year tenure as Secretary of State, she managed the State Department’s relationship with the U.S.-led International Telecommunications Union, the ITU.

Clinton is also the former first lady and during her 14 years as Secretary of State, she managed the State Department’s relationship with the U.S.-led International Telecommunications Union, the ITU.

So Clinton is probably going to get a lot of support from the ITU.

Clinton also is definitely getting a lot of support from the ITU, as her husband, Bill, is the

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