John B. Larson

Debate Gives Local Clinton, Trump Supporters Something To Cheer About

Debate Gives Local Clinton, Trump Supporters Something To Cheer About

The first face-to-face debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won't change many minds, said local backers of the two candidates.

But it did give supporters of each of the candidates something to cheer about.

On Tuesday, the day after the debate, Democrats praised Clinton's performance, calling her competent and presidential.

"She did what she needed to do," Deb Hauser said of Clinton. "He tried to provoke her but she was evenhanded and levelheaded."

Hauser, a longtime Clinton supporter who was a delegate to last summer's Democratic National Convention, said Clinton "blew Trump out of the water" with her deep knowledge of...

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