Tonight's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was tense, with harsh exchanges and accusations. Trump made repeated complaints that he was being treated unfairly by moderators Martha Raddatz of ABC News and Anderson Cooper of CNN. The predictions of a high-stakes showdown were not wrong.
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Transcript: The most interesting parts
During the vice presidential debate, Mike Pence's refusal to defend some of Donald Trump's positions and comments became an issue for the Republican ticket.
Then in Sunday's presidential debate, Trump returned the favor by breaking with Pence over what the country's policy should be toward the Syrian civil war.
Pence had suggested there may be a need for U.S. military strikes in the Middle Eastern country.
"He and I haven't spoken and we don't agree," Trump said.
The distance between Trump and Pence didn't go unnoticed by commentators.