First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.
Ahead of Monday's first debate, Hillary Clinton holds the advantage in the 2016 presidential contest, according to our new national NBC/WSJ poll. In the four-way horserace, Clinton gets support from 43% of likely voters and Trump gets 37%, while Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is at 9% and the Gree...
15:46 Donald Trump will probably be the most ridiculed president ever16
18:37 Hillary Clinton sat a few feet away as Trump claimed the presidency she thought would be hers12
11:01 Hillary Clinton under microscope at inauguration8
05:10 Hard-Luck Hillary Clinton’s Second Case of the Inaugural Blues8