Trump vs. Clinton: Debate will mark biggest moment of election

A combination photo of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpBy Steve Holland and Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrat Hillary Clinton, suddenly vulnerable in the presidential race, is under pressure to deliver a strong performance against Republican Donald Trump in their first debate on Monday, a moment that could be the most consequential yet of the 2016 election. Political veterans involved in preparing for past presidential debates said Clinton should drive home how she would run the country during uncertain times and draw a contrast as the steady, experienced alternative to the untested Trump. For his part, Trump needed to show enough gravitas to convince skeptics that he is ready to be commander in chief, they said.

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