Photos: The final presidential debate

President Trump and Joe Biden stand at their lecterns on a blue-carpeted debate stage with the moderator seen between them
President Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Joe Biden take part in the debate at Belmont University on Thursday night in Nashville.
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President Trump and Joe Biden seen onstage at the debate
President Trump and Joe Biden participate in the second and final debate.
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Pressed for time and short of cash, President Trump confronted former Vice President Joe Biden tonight in their second and final debate as the incumbent’s faltering campaign seeks a last-minute comeback before election day.

Organizers of the debate were determined not to allow a repeat of the unruly last face-off between Trump and Biden, which devolved into an incoherent shouting match by Trump’s repeated interruptions.

Joe Biden gestures with both hands as he speaks onstage
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden makes a point onstage during the Thursday night debate in Nashville.
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President Trump curls his right hand into a fist as he speaks onstage
President Trump speaks during the debate Thursday night.
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Melania Trump stands next to President Trump onstage and Jill Biden hugs Joe Biden
First Lady Melania Trump stands with President Trump as Joe Biden hugs his wife, Jill, after the conclusion of the final presidential debate Thursday night.
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Joe Biden points as he speaks onstage and President Trump is shown in a reflection
Joe Biden speaks during Thursday’s debate, which the commission sought to make less combative than the first.
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President Trump points at the moderator as he speaks onstage
President Trump takes part in the second and final presidential debate. Last week’s scheduled debate was canceled after he refused to take part in a virtual format deemed necessary because of his coronavirus infection.
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A waitress with a remote standing in front of a TV showing the debate set up in the window of a restaurant
A waitress turns up the volume on a curbside TV showing the debate at Decadence restaurant in Hermosa Beach.
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People in front of a Belmont University building
People watch demonstrations at Belmont University on Thursday evening ahead of the debate.
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Moderator Kristen Welker gestures with a pen in her hand sitting in front of notes on her desk
Moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News asks a question during the Thursday night debate.
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President Trump stretches both arms out as he speaks onstage
President Trump answers a question during the Thursday debate in Nashville.
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Joe Biden gestures with both hands as he speaks on stage
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden answers a question during the debate.
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President Trump and Joe Biden onstage at the debate
President Trump and Joe Biden participate in the second and final debate.
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Cars parked in front of a large outdoor video screen showing the debate
Fort Mason Center in San Francisco hosts a drive-in debate viewing organized by Manny’s, a San Francisco community meeting and learning space.
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A patio TV shows the debate at a restaurant
People watch the debate from outdoor seating at the Abbey in West Hollywood.
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Ivanka Trump wears a mask while sitting in a chair in the debate hall
Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s daughter and a White House advisor, sits in the debate hall Thursday night.
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Jill Biden, wearing a floral mask that matches her dress, sits in a chair in the debate hall
Jill Biden, wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, waves to somebody before the start of the debate.
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Joe Biden gestures toward President Trump on the debate stage in front of a bald eagle logo
President Trump and Joe Biden participate in the second and final debate.
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President Trump and Joe Biden walk onto a blue carpeted debate stage
Joe Biden and President Trump walk onto the debate stage Thursday evening at Belmont University in Nashville.
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People with Biden-Harris campaign signs line a roadside as a handful of police officers stand in front of them
Supporters of Joe Biden cheer as the Democrat’s motorcade passes en route to the final presidential debate in Nashville.
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A man holds a Trump 2020 Keep America Great flag on the side of a road as cars drive by
Jimmy Hollindsworth and other supporters of President Trump demonstrate in front of Belmont University before the debate Thursday evening.
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