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Without hand shakes, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off in the third and final presidential debate Wednesday at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

On debate day, Clinton hits unifying note in new TV ad

Before Americans watch the third and final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Clinton’s campaign will remind them of a scene from the second.

A new 60-second advertisement airing in battleground states includes some of the Democratic nominee’s comments about unifying the country, which she delivered at the face-off in St. Louis.

“I want to send a message … to every boy and girl and, indeed, to the entire world, that America already is great, but we are great because we are good,” she is heard saying over a montage of a diverse group of Americans with a soft piano soundtrack.

“My vision of America is an America where everyone has a place," she adds, an implicit contrast to the divisive rhetoric of Trump.

The ad will air in Florida, Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania. 

Clinton arrived in Nevada on Tuesday night in advance of this evening’s final encounter.

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