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Las Vegas, Known for Excess, Was Perfect Backdrop for Presidential Debate
Outside the Four Queens casino in downtown Las Vegas, just past Elvis and a pregnant burlesque dancer, stood “Baby Donald” — a rotund man in a rubber Donald J. Trump mask, wearing a diaper and clutching a giant baby bottle. “Make my diaper great again,” his T-shirt read. Baby Donald was actually Cary Darling, a 50-year-old father of two working for tips to support his family. It could be risky. While most Trump supporters were friendly, one spat in his face and another harassed him and urged him to hang himself.
UNLV campus begins return to normalcy after historic presidential debate
National media from throughout the country today are finishing up live coverage from the Thomas & Mack Center – that includes those from the News 3 network affiliate, NBC. Along with other anchors from the network, Savannah Guthrie from “The Today Show” made the trip from New York to Las Vegas to cover the third and final presidential debate.
Final debate is third most-watched presidential match ever
The final faceoff between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump reached 71.6 million television viewers, meaning two of the three most-watched presidential debates in history occurred during this campaign.
The debate from Las Vegas, moderated by Fox News Channel's Chris Wallace, exceeded the 66.5 million people who watched the second debate. The first time these two candidates met on stage in September, the audience of 84 million set a viewership record, the Nielsen company said.
Taking The Temperature Of The Millennial Vote At UNLV
As everyone knows, last night’s debate was on the campus of UNLV. US News and World Reports magazine last year ranked UNLV as the second-most diverse campus in the United States. More than half of its undergraduate students are part of a racial or ethnic minority.
In Las Vegas, it’s Trump the hotel man and Trump the candidate
Inside the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas, Donald Trump is king. At the 64-storey hotel and condominium just off the Las Vegas strip, a gift shop in the opulent lobby stocks Trump-branded golf clothes, baseball caps adorned with his "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan, and an array of Trump's books, his face scowling from their covers.
Bellwether Nevada: 'If we go with Donald … that's probably how the country's going to go'
To be a Democrat in Henderson, Nev., is to be on a blue island in a red sea. In the last federal election, 15 of the 16 counties surrounding the city voted Republican — and they're not afraid to throw their weight around. "There was a sign on my mailbox one day written in marker: 'Hillary for prison,'" Democrat Norma Unger said Monday. "I'm terrified!"
CCTV America's Lisa Chiu takes a walk through the debate venue where Democratic nominee for U.S. president Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump will face off for the third and final presidential debate at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. #debates