Photos: President Trump and Joe Biden face off in first debate

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President Donald Trump listens to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden during the first presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
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President Trump and Joe Biden clashed Tuesday night in their first face-to-face debate.

The debate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland could be one of the most-watched political events in American history, with roughly a third of the nation’s voters watching the 90-minute broadcast.

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President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland.
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland.
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Moderator Chris Wallace
Moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News gestures toward President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate in Cleveland.
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President Donald Trump, left, and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, right, during the first presidential debate with moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News, center, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio.
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President Trump at the first presidential debate against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on Sept. 29.
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Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during the first presidential debate at the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.
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Joe Biden and Donald Trump on the debate stage
President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at the first presidential debate in Cleveland.
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Debate moderator and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace directs the first presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.
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President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump holds up his face mask during the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Joe Biden speaks during a debate
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during the first presidential debate at the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
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Joe Biden and President Trump on the debate stage
President Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrive for the first presidential debate in Cleveland.
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First lady Melania Trump stands with President Donald Trump as he looks at Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as he hugs his wife Jill Biden during the first presidential debate in Cleveland.
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First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump waves, as Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden and Jill Biden approach moderator and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace after the first presidential debate in Cleveland.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on stage after the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden greet the audience after the first presidential debate in Cleveland.
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Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Lara Trump, Tiffany Trump and Ivanka Trump
From left: Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Lara Trump, Tiffany Trump and Ivanka Trump ahead of the first presidential debate.
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Workers complete the final touches on the stage of the first presidential debate in Cleveland.
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The site of the first presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
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Mobile offices outside the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University before the first presidential debate in Cleveland.
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Joe Biden
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives at the Cleveland airport for the first presidential debate.
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President Trump and Melania Trump
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump prepare to board Marine One at the White House en route to Cleveland for the first presidential debate.
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