The first of three U.S. presidential debates between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is on Tuesday night in Cleveland, Ohio. Trump will try to slow down support from early polling numbers that show Biden is increasing his lead nationally and in several battleground states.
Election Day is Nov. 3, a little over a month away, and the Democrats are looking to win back the presidency and the Senate while picking up more seats in the House of Representatives.
Biden will need to convince undecided voters that his experience and demeanor from his days as Vice President to President Barack Obama will bring a sense of stability back to the White House. TheStreet talked about what a Biden Presidency will mean for the stock market.
Trump will do his best to attack Biden, his record and try to convince undecided voters that Biden is unfit to step up to the presidency. Trump has a tough task ahead of him as he will have to defend his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Times report on his taxes, the current unemployment rate, and the civil unrest happening across the U.S. during his tenure as President.
Both candidates have a pro-business record that should keep investors happy no matter who wins the 2020 election. TheStreet provided a guide on what stocks to pick for a Trump Presidency or a Biden Presidency.
'Fox News Sunday' anchor Chris Wallace will be tasked with moderating tonight's first presidential debate of the 2020 election. Wallace hopes to be 'invisible' during the debate tonight but will need to keep control of the discussions.
- Trump and Biden records
- The Supreme Court
- The economy
- Race and violence in our cities
- The integrity of the election.
How to Watch the Presidential Debate
Time: 9 PM Eastern | 6 PM Pacific
TV Channels: The debate will be aired on all major networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and C-Span.
National Polling Average
Joe Biden: 49.3%
Donald Trump: 43.2%
Polling Average in the Battleground States
Florida: Biden 47.8% vs. Trump 46.7% | Biden +1.1
Pennsylvania: Biden 49.6% vs. Trump 43.9% | Biden +5.7
Michigan: Biden 49.2% vs. Trump 44% | Biden +5.2
Wisconsin: Biden 49.8% vs. Trump 44.3% | Biden +5.5%
North Carolina: Biden 47.1% vs. Trump 46.6% | Biden +0.5
Arizona: Biden 48% vs. Trump 45.2% | Biden +2.8%
Georgia: Biden 45.8% vs. Trump 47% | Trump +1.2%
Ohio: Biden 49% vs. Trump 45.7% | Biden +3.3%
New Hampshire: Biden 51.3% vs. Trump 42.8% | Biden +8.5%
Iowa: Biden 46% vs. Trump 46% | Tie
Nevada: Biden 49% vs. Trump 43.7% | Biden +5.3%
Texas: Biden 45.2% vs. Trump 48.4% | Trump +3.2%