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Undecided voters are typically the target of presidential debates, but it's unclear whether Tuesday night's back and forth helped distill anything for people who haven't backed a candidate yet. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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The stage of the first presidential debate, in Cleveland. Tuesday's debate between President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will be the first of three 90-minute debates between the two. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump listens during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, on Sunday. Rick T. Wilking/AP hide caption

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Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., will face off Tuesday evening during this campaign's only vice presidential debate, at Longwood University in Farmville, Va. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump will skip Thursday evening's Fox News debate amid a skirmish with the network over the inclusion of moderator Megyn Kelly. Rainier Ehrhardt/AP hide caption

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The Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center is the site off the upcoming presidential debate at Lynn University. The small Florida college is awaiting its big moment in the spotlight on Monday. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Little-Known Florida School Hopes For Presidential Debate Bump

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Banners hang inside the media center amid preparations for tonight's presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama speaks to supporters last month during a campaign stop in Las Vegas. Isaac Brekken/Getty Images hide caption

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In a 1988 debate against George H.W. Bush, Michael Dukakis's answer to a question about whether he would support the death penalty if his wife were raped and murdered is considered a huge stumble. LENNOX MCLENDON/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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July 25 Junkie segment on TOTN

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