Second presidential debate takes the low road as attacks and slurs dominate

October 10, 2016 3:40 AM

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Second presidential debate takes the low road as attacks and slurs dominate

ST. LOUIS — The presidential campaign took a dark turn here Sunday night as Donald Trump leveled a stream of harsh charges at Hillary Clinton during their second debate, claiming she attacked women who accused her husband of sexual abuse and promising to send the former secretary of state to jail if he is president.

Reeling from the release of a 2005 video showing him crudely bragging about using his fame to force himself on women, Trump sought to salvage his candidacy by going on the offensive against Clinton.

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