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What happened at the final presidential debate?

President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden took the debate stage for the final time Thursday night ahead of the 2020 general election. Here’s what happened.

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    Highlights from the final presidential debate between Trump and Joe Biden

    Highlights from the final presidential debate between Trump and Joe Biden

    President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, squared off Thursday in their final presidential debate before Election Day.

    What did they discuss?

    The debate was moderated by NBC News' Kristen Welker and focused on six main topics: COVID-19, race, climate change, national security, leadership, and American families.

    Both made accusations against their opponent - but not all were true.

    Mockery, false claims and striking blows - Trump and Biden delivered many insults and accusations against one another at the debate.

    How will the debate impact their election chances?

    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is up about 10 points nationwide and has a solid lead in more than enough swing states to get to 270 electoral votes. President Donald Trump needs something to dynamically change the tenor of the race. Many pundits say he didn't get it at the final presidential debate.

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