Watch Live: First Presidential Debate Between Clinton And Trump
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go head-to-head in the first presidential debate Monday night.
NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate.
Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors.
The debate also marks the first time a woman has been in a general election debate, and the gender dynamics will be worth watching, especially to see how Trump — who has made controversial remarks about women in the past — reacts.
Clinton's campaign has said it has prepped for two different Trumps — one who is subdued, and might even congratulate her for the historic Democratic nomination, and another approach where Trump is more aggressive and controversial.
Clinton has a strong policy background and has put out several detailed proposals, while Trump has released fewer plans, many without a lot of specifics.
His biggest challenge may be showing the type of depth he needs to convince voters he is prepared to be president. But Clinton, if she gets too into the weeds, risks coming off as too stoic and not relatable.